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Subject:   Home and End keys
Date:   2005-04-20 20:35:23
From:   dzac
You'll find that most Mac OS X applications support Emacs-like keys bindings: ctrl-A, ctrl-E, ctrl-S, etc. If your fingers have these memorized (as mine do), switching back and forth between Linux and Mac OS X is quite easy. Any annoying exception is Firefox for Mac OS X.
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  • Todd Ogasawara photo Home and End keys
    2005-04-21 02:19:08  Todd Ogasawara | O'Reilly AuthorO'Reilly Blogger [View]

    dzac: Thanks for the tip. I used Emacs for years so those keystores are still part of muscle memory especially since the Bash shell I use on my Linux boxes use them too. I think I tried it on a couple of apps but could not get them to work. I think it may have something to do with the Microsoft Keyboard drivers I added to get the special function keys to work. I notice that other things like F9 in Expose do not work on my Mac mini now too.