Aug 24, 2010

Emacs basics

Emacs is a basic GNU Emacs is an extensible, customizable text editor--and more. At its core is an interpreter for Emacs Lisp, a dialect of the Lisp programming language with extensions to support text editing.

Emacs tutorial: http://www2.lib.uchicago.edu/keith/tcl-course/emacs-tutorial.html

Basic key stocks -
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         Ctrl + v : page down                     Alt   + v : page up
         Ctrl + l : clear screen
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         Ctrl + n : next line - dawn
         Ctrl + p : previous line- up
         Ctrl + f : forward - right              Alt + f : move forward by a word
         Ctrl + b : backward - left             Alt + b :  move backward by a word
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         Ctrl + a : move to beginning       Alt + a : move to beginning of a
                         of a line                                      sentence
         Ctrl + e : move to the end           Alt + a : move to the end of a line
                          of a line

update:

Ctrl+x Ctrl+f - Find file
Ctrl+x Ctrl+s - save file
Ctrl+x s - save buffer_________________

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