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Keystroke Shortcuts

 

The following table lists the keystroke shortcuts that are available and the actions they perform.

Keystroke Sequence

Common Name

Action

<DEL>

Delete

Backspace one character and delete

?

Question Mark

Provides help information

^A

Control+A

Position cursor to the start of the line

^B

Control+B

Position cursor left one character

^C

Control+C

Console interrupt character

^D

Control+D

Delete current character

^E

Control+E

Position cursor to end of line

^F

Control+F

Position cursor right one character

^H

Control+H

Backspace one character and delete

^I

Tab

Complete current word

^K

Control+K

Delete to end of line

^L

Control+L

Redraw line

^N

Control+N

Move down one line in command history

^P

Control+P

Move up one line in command history

^R

Control+R

Reverse search

^T

Control+T

Switch characters

^U

Control+U

Clears input and resets line buffer

^W

Control+W

Deletes word

^X

Control+X

Clears input and resets line buffer

^Z

Control+Z

Exits current mode and returns to previous mode.

\

Back Slash

If character escaping, ignore special meaning of following character

<SP>

Space

Separates keywords

"

Quotation Mark

Surrounds a single token