Bindable Readline Commands

Commands For Moving Moving about the line.
Commands For History Getting at previous lines.
Commands For Text Commands for changing text.
Commands For Killing Commands for killing and yanking.
Numeric Arguments Specifying numeric arguments, repeat counts.
Commands For Completion Getting Readline to do the typing for you.
Keyboard Macros Saving and re-executing typed characters
Miscellaneous Commands Other miscellaneous commands.

This section describes Readline commands that may be bound to key sequences. You can list your key bindings by executing bind -P or, for a more terse format, suitable for an inputrc file, bind -p. (See Bash Builtins.) Command names without an accompanying key sequence are unbound by default.

In the following descriptions, point refers to the current cursor position, and mark refers to a cursor position saved by the set-mark command. The text between the point and mark is referred to as the region.

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