Quickly move the cursor to different parts of the command line based on a mark.

ctrl-x ctrl-x
Use 'ctrl-@' to set a mark. See the first comment for a better explanation.

By: somaddict
2012-11-16 03:49:26

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A couple of points. First the readline command is "ctrl-x ctrl-x". If you don't use ctrl for the second one it doesn't work. Secondly, it doesn't necessarily move you to the beginning, or end. It moves you to the last 'mark', which if undefined is the beginning. The second time you use it, it will put the cursor back where it was (not necessarily the end). You can set the 'mark' by using 'ctrl-@'.
flatcap · 465 weeks and 6 days ago
somaddict · 462 weeks and 6 days ago
Thanks! I will update it. I found it randomly and did notice a bit later that it was based on a "mark" as you say. Thanks for the 'ctrl-@' tip.
somaddict · 462 weeks and 6 days ago
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MichaelRose · 8 weeks and 3 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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