Shortcuts Emacs for Linux

We present to your attention the shortcuts for the Emacs for Linux which is used on the operating system Linux, in this hotkeys description 58 of the most popular and important shortcuts are offered. You can also add your changes on our portal if you consider the data insufficiently complete or add a new program from the very beginning.

File

Linux Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+F Open file
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+S Save
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+W Save As
Ctrl+X, s Save All
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+V Revert to File
Meta+X Revert Buffer
Ctrl+X, k Close Window/Buffer
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+C Quit

Edit

Linux Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+_ Undo
Ctrl+Space Begin Selection
Ctrl+G Cancel Selection
Ctrl+W Cut Selection
Ctrl+K Cut Line
Ctrl+Y Paste
Ctrl+X r s /# Copy Selection to Numbered Clipboard
Ctrl+X r i /# Paste from Numbered Clipboard
Delete Delete
Ctrl+D Fwd delete
Meta+Delete Delete Word
Meta+D Fwd Delete Word

Cursor Movement

Linux Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Meta+F/ Meta+B Word forward / backward
Ctrl+A/Ctrl+E Jump to beginning / end of the line
Meta+{/ Meta+} Paragraph forward / backward
Ctrl+V/ Meta+V Page forward / backward
Meta+ Document forward / backward
Meta+Ctrl+A/ Meta+Ctrl+E C Function forward / backward
Linux Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+S Incremental search
Ctrl+R Incremental search reverse
Meta+Ctrl+S Regexp incremental search
Meta+Ctrl+R Regexp incremental search reverse
Meta+% Interactive Search and Replace
Meta+X goto-line Goto Line Number
Meta+Ctrl+b (or esc Ctrl+B) Previous Matching Bracket
Meta+Ctrl+f (or esc Ctrl+F) Next Matching Bracket

Window

Linux Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+X,k Close
Ctrl+X, b Next Window
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+B Choose Window
Ctrl+X, 1 Maximize
Ctrl+X, 2 Split Horizontal
Ctrl+X, 3 Split Vertical
Ctrl+X, o Switch Focus Between Windows
Meta+` Activate Menu Bar

Registers

Linux Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+Xr s (#) Copy Selection to Numbered Clipboard
Ctrl+X r i (#) Paste from Numbered Clipboard
Ctrl+X r space (#) Set Numbered Bookmark
Ctrl+X r j /# Jump to Numbered Bookmark

Formatting

Linux Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Meta+Q Re-flow Paragraph
Meta+Ctrl+\ Indent Selection
Meta+U Uppercase Word
Meta+L Lowercase Word
Meta+C Capitalize Word
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+U Uppercase Selection
Ctrl+X, Ctrl+L Lowercase Selection

Macros

Linux Description Edit Cancel Save & submit
Ctrl+X, ( Start Recording
Ctrl+X, ) Stop Recording
Ctrl+X, e Play Macro
Meta+# Repeat command # times
Ctrl+u (#) Repeat command # times
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Date of change: 25.01.2019
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*Some of the keys listed may not work in older versions of the program