getting started with command line navigation using emacs

Posted on Fri 02 June 2023 in tech

Even for non-emacs users it can be powerful to understand the basic emacs command editing paradigm. Both Mac OS and the Unix and Linux shell allow emacs style command editing in text contexts. This basic introduction goes over the basics of emacs "chords" and control of the command line. An understanding of basic keyboard navigation in text contexts can be a powerful tool that you use every day for the rest of your life.