B.9. emacs Mode Commands

 < Day Day Up > 

Table B-10 shows a complete list of emacs editing mode commands.

Table B-10. emacs mode commands

Command

Meaning

CTRL-A

Move to beginning of line

CTRL-B

Move backward one character

CTRL-D

Delete one character forward

CTRL-E

Move to end of line

CTRL-F

Move forward one character

CTRL-G

Abort the current editing command and ring the terminal bell

CTRL-J

Same as RETURN

CTRL-K

Delete (kill) forward to end of line

CTRL-L

Clear screen and redisplay the line

CTRL-M

Same as RETURN

CTRL-N

Next line in command history

CTRL-O

Same as RETURN, then display next line in history file

CTRL-P

Previous line in command history

CTRL-R

Search backward

CTRL-S

Search forward

CTRL-T

Transpose two characters

CTRL-U

Kill backward from point to the beginning of line

CTRL-V

Make the next character typed verbatim

CTRL-V TAB

Insert a TAB

CTRL-W

Kill the word behind the cursor, using whitespace as the boundary

CTRL-X /

List the possible filename completions of the current word

CTRL-X ~

List the possible username completions of the current word

CTRL-X $

List the possible shell variable completions of the current word

CTRL-X @

List the possible hostname completions of the current word

CTRL-X !

List the possible command name completions of the current word

CTRL-X (

Begin saving characters into the current keyboard macro

CTRL-X )

Stop saving characters into the current keyboard macro

CTRL-X e

Re-execute the last keyboard macro defined

CTRL-X CTRL-R

Read in the contents of the readline initialization file

CTRL-X CTRL-V

Display version information on this instance of bash

CTRL-Y

Retrieve (yank) last item killed

DEL

Delete one character backward

CTRL-[

Same as ESC (most keyboards)

ESC-B

Move one word backward

ESC-C

Change word after point to all capital letters

ESC-D

Delete one word forward

ESC-F

Move one word forward

ESC-L

Change word after point to all lowercase letters

ESC-N

Non-incremental forward search

ESC-P

Non-incremental reverse search

ESC-R

Undo all the changes made to this line

ESC-T

Transpose two words

ESC-U

Change word after point to all uppercase letters

ESC-CTRL-E

Perform shell alias, history, and word expansion on the line

ESC-CTRL-H

Delete one word backward

ESC-CTRL-Y

Insert the first argument to the previous command (usually the second word) at point

ESC-DEL

Delete one word backward

ESC-^

Perform history expansion on the line

ESC-<

Move to first line of history file

ESC->

Move to last line of history file

ESC-.

Insert last word in previous command line after point

ESC-_

Same as above

TAB

Attempt filename completion on current word

ESC-?

List the possible completions of the text before point

ESC-/

Attempt filename completion on current word

ESC-~

Attempt username completion on current word

ESC-$

Attempt variable completion on current word

ESC-@

Attempt hostname completion on current word

ESC-!

Attempt command name completion on current word

ESC-TAB

Attempt completion from text in the command history

ESC-~

Attempt tilde expansion on the current word

ESC-\

Delete all the spaces and TABs around point

ESC-*

Insert all of the completions that would be generated by ESC-= before point

ESC-=

List the possible completions before point

ESC-{

Attempt filename completion and return the list to the shell enclosed within braces


     < Day Day Up > 


    Learning the bash Shell
    Learning the bash Shell: Unix Shell Programming (In a Nutshell (OReilly))
    ISBN: 0596009658
    EAN: 2147483647
    Year: 2005
    Pages: 139

    Similar book on Amazon

    flylib.com © 2008-2017.
    If you may any questions please contact us: flylib@qtcs.net