Moving the Cursor

On most terminals, you can move the cursor using the arrow keys. If that doesn't work (and you have your terminal type set correctly), contact the consultant about having your terminal supported for arrow keys in GNU Emacs.

On all terminals, the following keys will move the cursor:

Direction Key Mnemonic ---------------------------------------------- Up C-p previous line Down C-n next line Left C-b backward a single character Right C-f forward a single character The following keys can be used to move greater distances: Where Key ----------------------------- Beginning of line C-a End of line C-e Beginning of file M-< End of file M->

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