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A Practical Guide to Red Hat® Linux® 8 by Mark G. Sobell

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Chapter Summary

You can precede many of the commands in the following tables with a numeric argument to make the command repeat the number of times specified by the argument. Precede a numeric argument with CONTROL-U to keep emacs from entering the argument as text.

Moving the Cursor

CONTROL-F Forward by characters
CONTROL-B Backward by characters
META-f Forward by words
META-b Backward by words
META-e To end of sentence
META-a To beginning of sentence
META-{ To end of paragraph
META-} To beginning of paragraph
META-> Forward to end of buffer
META-< Backward to beginning of buffer
CONTROL-ESCAPE To end of line
CONTROL-A To beginning of line
CONTROL-N Down by lines
CONTROL-P Up by lines
CONTROL-V Forward (scroll) by windows
META-v Backward (scroll) ...

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