Keyboard shortcuts for editing

Posted: 2p in Linux

Keyboard shortcuts for editing

Ctrl + a => Return to the start of the command you’re typing
Ctrl + e => Go to the end of the command you’re typing
Ctrl + u => Cut everything before the cursor to a special clipboard
Ctrl + k => Cut everything after the cursor to a special clipboard
Ctrl + y => Paste from the special clipboard that Ctrl + u and Ctrl + k save their data to
Ctrl + t => Swap the two characters before the cursor (you can actually use this to transport a character from the left to the right, try it!)
Ctrl + w => Delete the word / argument left of the cursor
Ctrl + l => Clear the screen
Ctrl + _ => Undo command line edit.
Ctrl + r => Reverse search history.

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