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Basic editing functions
|<home>||move to the beginning of the line|
|<end>||move to the end of the line|
|alt-B or shift-<left> or ctrl-<left>
||word left (back)
|alt-F or shift-<right> or ctrl-<right>
||word right (forward)
|<esc> <up> or ctrl-<up>
|<esc> <down> or ctrl-<down>
Some key combinations from the list above may be unsupported or not available on some systems.
|<del>||delete character under the cursor|
|alt-D||delete word at the cursor|
|<backspace> or ctrl-H||delete character to the left the cursor|
|ctrl-K||delete to end of line|
|ctrl-U||delete entire line|
All regular text that you type is inserted, there is no overtype mode.
In order to insert a control character that has a function in the program
(e.g. ctrl-C = exit panel) press ctrl-V before the character:
|ctrl-V <X>||insert the character |
In order to insert characters by their codes press alt-I and follow these
Undo and redo
|ctrl-Z or alt-ctrl-Y
||undo (reverse the last insert or delete operation)
|ctrl-Y or alt-ctrl-Z
||redo (revert to the state before undo)
||transform character case (upper to lower and vice versa)
The edit functions treat every space as a word separator.
Unprintable characters in the input line are displayed as highlighted question marks.
If you put the cursor over such character, you can see its numeric value.
Filenames containing unprintable characters can be renamed using the
internal rename function alt-R.