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Learn all the capabilities thoroughly
Authored by: krishna on Sep 07, '04 02:04:39PM

Bash and tcsh bindings are almost identical to gnu emacs bindings (bash in particular, since bash and gnu emacs are both tied to Richard Stallman).

Run gnu emacs (type 'emacs' in a terminal window under OS X), read the first screen very carefully, and run the tutorial (takes about an hour, don't skip any steps), you'll be able to get a lot more out of bash (and textedit, or anything that uses the cocoa text editing functionality, for that matter).



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Works in zsh too
Authored by: dzurn on Sep 08, '04 04:56:22PM

Also works in zsh after checking the "Use Option as meta" checkbox.

I use it to track back in a long command string I need to edit. Just Option-33 and left-arrow will move 33 spaces left.

I've wanted that for a long time!

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