C- = control character
M- (meta) = Escape key pressed first
|M-f||next word||M-b||previous word|
|C-a||beginning of line||C-e||end of line|
|C-k||delete line (starting from cursor)||C-d||delete next character after the cursor|
|C-y||restore (yank) line||C-x i||insert (file)|
|M-<||top of file||M->||bottom of file|
|C-v||next screen||M-v||previous screen|
|C-s||search||M-x||and then type "goto-line"|
|C-x C-s||save file||C-x C-c||quit emacs|
|C-z||suspend emacs (fg to restore)||C-x C-w||save file to different name|
C-x i looks for a file in the same directory as the file you are editing. If sending mail, directory would be /tmp. If you want to insert a file from your home directory, delete '/tmp/' and type '~/filename'.
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© 1998 Harvey Gould.
Updated 20 August 1998.