Get all the keyboard shortcuts in screen

^A ?
Displays a list of all the basic keyboard shortcuts in screen.
Sample Output
Screen key bindings, page 1 of 1.

                                                      Command key:  ^A   Literal ^A:  a

break       ^B b       flow        ^F f       lockscreen  ^X x       pow_break   B          screen      ^C c       width       W
clear       C          focus       ^I         log         H          pow_detach  D          select      '          windows     ^W w
colon       :          hardcopy    h          login       L          prev        ^H ^P p ^? silence     _          wrap        ^R r
copy        ^[ [       help        ?          meta        a          quit        \          split       S          writebuf    >
detach      ^D d       history     { }        monitor     M          readbuf     <          suspend     ^Z z       xoff        ^S s
digraph     ^V         info        i          next        ^@ ^N sp n redisplay   ^L l       time        ^T t       xon         ^Q q
displays    *          kill        K k        number      N          remove      X          title       A
dumptermcap .          lastmsg     ^M m       only        Q          removebuf   =          vbell       ^G
fit         F          license     ,          other       ^A         reset       Z          version     v

By: raphink
2009-02-25 23:42:33

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