need basic help with BASH/emacs word editing commands

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need basic help with BASH/emacs word editing commands

Postby miki65 on Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:03 pm

My reference says that Alt-t transposes words, Alt-u uppercases the current word, Alt-l lowercases the current word, and Alt-c capitalizes the first character of the current word. In reality, it's Esc-u, Esc-l and Esc-c that do the latter three things in my Mint 13 Cinnamon, while Alt-t just opens a dropdown Terminal menu and Esc-t does nothing at all I can see. Can someone explain this difference from standard Linux and tell me what the correct word transposition command is?
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Re: need basic help with BASH/emacs word editing commands

Postby w201 on Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:59 pm

I don't know why cinnamon is behaving that way for you, but I'm running mate and all the commands for me work exactly as stated in the reference manual.
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Re: need basic help with BASH/emacs word editing commands

Postby miki65 on Fri Nov 16, 2012 10:06 pm

w201 wrote:I don't know why cinnamon is behaving that way for you, but I'm running mate and all the commands for me work exactly as stated in the reference manual.


Okay, this will probably seem like the stupidest question of the decade, but can I have a link to the Linut Mint 13 reference manual--not the handbook you can link to from the desktop as soon as you've finished installing LM13, but the actual reference manual that covers everything? I've had the devil of a time finding such a reference manual and have to study a Slackware manual instead.
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Re: need basic help with BASH/emacs word editing commands

Postby w201 on Wed Jan 16, 2013 4:50 pm

I know it's been a while since I commented on this thread and you've probably already figured it out, but the reference manual I was refering to is for emacs, not linux mint. I could be wrong, but I don't think there is a reference manual for linux mint :?:
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