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| |
| Readline VI Editing Mode |
| Default Keyboard Shortcuts for Bash |
| Cheat Sheet |
| |
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| Peteris Krumins (peter@catonmat.net), 2008.01.08 |
| http://www.catonmat.net - good coders code, great reuse |
| |
| Released under the GNU Free Document License |
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======================== Keyboard Shortcut Summary ========================
.--------------.------------------------------------------------------------.
| | |
| Shortcut | Description |
| | |
'--------------'------------------------------------------------------------'
| Switching to COMMAND Mode: |
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| ESC | Switch to command mode. |
'--------------'------------------------------------------------------------'
| Commands for Entering INPUT Mode: |
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| i | Insert before cursor. |
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| a | Insert after cursor. |
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| I | Insert at the beginning of line. |
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| A | Insert at the end of line. |
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| c<mov. comm> | Change text of a movement command <mov. comm> (see below). |
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| C | Change text to the end of line (equivalent to c$). |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| cc or S | Change current line (equivalent to 0c$). |
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| s | Delete a single character under the cursor and enter input |
| | mode (equivalent to c[SPACE]). |
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| r | Replaces a single character under the cursor (without |
| | leaving command mode). |
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| R | Replaces characters under cursor. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| v | Edit (and execute) the current command in the text editor. |
| | (an editor defined in $VISUAL or $EDITOR variables, or vi |
'--------------'------------------------------------------------------------'
| Basic Movement Commands (in command mode): |
'--------------.------------------------------------------------------------'
| h | Move one character right. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| l | Move one character left. |
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| w | Move one word or token right. |
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| b | Move one word or token left. |
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| W | Move one non-blank word right. |
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| B | Move one non-blank word left. |
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| e | Move to the end of the current word. |
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| E | Move to the end of the current non-blank word. |
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| 0 | Move to the beginning of line |
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| ^ | Move to the first non-blank character of line. |
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| $ | Move to the end of line. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| % | Move to the corresponding opening/closing bracket. |
'--------------'------------------------------------------------------------'
| Character Finding Commands (these are also Movement Commands): |
'--------------.------------------------------------------------------------'
| fc | Move right to the next occurance of char c. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| Fc | Move left to the previous occurance of c. |
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| tc | Move right to the next occurance of c, then one char |
| | backward. |
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| Tc | Move left to the previous occurance of c, then one char |
| | forward. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| ; | Redo the last character finding command. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| , | Redo the last character finding command in opposite |
| | direction. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| | | Move to the n-th column (you may specify the argument n by |
| | typing it on number keys, for example, 20|) |
'--------------'------------------------------------------------------------'
| Deletion Commands: |
'--------------.------------------------------------------------------------'
| x | Delete a single character under the cursor. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| X | Delete a character before the cursor. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| d<mov. comm> | Delete text of a movement command <mov. comm> (see above). |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| D | Delete to the end of the line (equivalent to d$). |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| dd | Delete current line (equivalent to 0d$). |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| CTRL-w | Delete the previous word. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| CTRL-u | Delete from the cursor to the beginning of line. |
'--------------'------------------------------------------------------------'
| Undo, Redo and Copy/Paste Commands: |
'--------------.------------------------------------------------------------'
| u | Undo previous text modification. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| U | Undo all previous text modifications. |
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| . | Redo the last text modification. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| y<mov. comm> | Yank a movement into buffer (copy). |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| yy | Yank the whole line. |
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| p | Insert the yanked text at the cursor. |
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| P | Insert the yanked text before the cursor. |
'--------------'------------------------------------------------------------'
| Commands for Command History: |
'--------------.------------------------------------------------------------'
| k | Move backward one command in history. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| j | Move forward one command in history. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| G | Move to history line N (for example, 15G). |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| /string or | Search history backward for a command matching string. |
| CTRL-r | |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| ?string or | Search history forward for a command matching string. |
| CTRL-s | (Note that on most machines Ctrl-s STOPS the terminal |
| | output, change it with `stty' (Ctrl-q to resume)). |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| n | Repeat search in the same direction as previous. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| N | Repeat search in the opposite direction as previous. |
'--------------'------------------------------------------------------------'
| Completion commands: |
'--------------.------------------------------------------------------------'
| TAB or = or | List all possible completions. |
| CTRL-i | |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| * | Insert all possible completions. |
'--------------'------------------------------------------------------------'
| Miscellaneous commands: |
'--------------.------------------------------------------------------------'
| ~ | Invert case of the character under cursor and move a |
| | character right. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| # | Prepend '#' (comment character) to the line and send it to |
| | the history. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| _ | Inserts the n-th word of the previous command in the |
| | current line. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| 0, 1, 2, ... | Sets the numeric argument. |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| CTRL-v | Insert a character literally (quoted insert). |
'--------------+------------------------------------------------------------'
| CTRL-r | Transpose (exchange) two characters. |
'--------------'------------------------------------------------------------'
===========================================================================
.---------------------------------------------------------------------------.
| Peteris Krumins (peter@catonmat.net), 2008.01.08. |
| http://www.catonmat.net - good coders code, great reuse |
| |
| Released under the GNU Free Document License |
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