Text Editor

This section explains how to run and use the basic HelenOS text editor.


The editor is started with the command:

# edit

Keyboard Controls

The editor supports common text-editing controls and in addition, the following controls are defined:

Keystroke Action
Enter Insert line break
Up Arrow Move cursor one line up
Down Arrow Move cursor one line down
Page Up Move cursor up by one page
Page Down Move cursor down by one page
Ctrl-Home Move cursor to the beginning of the document
Ctrl-End Move cursor to the end of the document
Ctrl-Q Quit
Ctrl-S Save
Ctrl-E Save As
Ctrl-L Go to line
Ctrl-F Search forward
Ctrl-Shift-F Search backward
Ctrl-N Repeat previous search
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