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This section documents all the default key bindings for the Emacs keyboard personality, set by the Personality preference.

Alt-!: execute-process - Execute the given command line in the OS Commands tool using default run directory and environment as defined in project properties, or the values set in an existing command with the same command line in the OS Commands tool.

Alt-0: initiate-repeat-0 - Enter a sequence of digits indicating number of times to repeat the subsequent command or keystroke.

Alt-1: fold-python-methods

Alt-1: initiate-repeat-1 - Enter a sequence of digits indicating number of times to repeat the subsequent command or keystroke.

Alt-2: fold-python-classes

Alt-2: initiate-repeat-2 - Enter a sequence of digits indicating number of times to repeat the subsequent command or keystroke.

Alt-3: fold-python-classes-and-defs

Alt-3: initiate-repeat-3 - Enter a sequence of digits indicating number of times to repeat the subsequent command or keystroke.

Alt-4: initiate-repeat-4 - Enter a sequence of digits indicating number of times to repeat the subsequent command or keystroke.

Alt-5: initiate-repeat-5 - Enter a sequence of digits indicating number of times to repeat the subsequent command or keystroke.

Alt-6: initiate-repeat-6 - Enter a sequence of digits indicating number of times to repeat the subsequent command or keystroke.

Alt-7: initiate-repeat-7 - Enter a sequence of digits indicating number of times to repeat the subsequent command or keystroke.

Alt-8: initiate-repeat-8 - Enter a sequence of digits indicating number of times to repeat the subsequent command or keystroke.

Alt-9: initiate-repeat-9 - Enter a sequence of digits indicating number of times to repeat the subsequent command or keystroke.

Alt-@: replace-string - Replace all occurrences of a string from the cursor position to end of file.

Alt-B: backward-word - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor backward one word. Optionally, provide a string that contains the delimiters to define which characters are part of a word. Gravity may be "start" or "end" to indicate whether cursor is placed at start or end of the word.; Toolbar Search Commands: Move backward one word

Alt-BackSpace: backward-delete-word - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Delete one word behind of the cursor ; Toolbar Search Commands: Delete word behind the cursor

Alt-Backslash: fold-toggle - Toggle the current fold point

Alt-C: title-case

Alt-D: forward-delete-word - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Delete one word in front of the cursor ; Toolbar Search Commands: Delete word in front of the cursor

Alt-Delete: backward-delete-word - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Delete one word behind of the cursor ; Toolbar Search Commands: Delete word behind the cursor

Alt-Down: fold-expand-more-current - Expand the current fold point one more level

Alt-End: fold-expand-all - Expand all fold points in the current file

Alt-F: forward-word - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor forward one word. Optionally, provide a string that contains the delimiters to define which characters are part of a word. Gravity may be "start" or "end" to indicate whether cursor is placed at start or end of the word.; Toolbar Search Commands: Move forward one word

Alt-F11: prev-points-of-use-match

Alt-F12: next-points-of-use-match

Alt-F3: search - Bring up the search manager in search mode.

Alt-F4: close-window - Close the current window and all documents and panels in it

Alt-F5: run-to-cursor - Run to current cursor position

Alt-F6: run-failed-tests

Alt-F7: run-last-tests

Alt-G: goto-line - Position cursor at start of given line number

Alt-Home: fold-collapse-all - Collapse all fold points in the current file

Alt-L: goto-line - Position cursor at start of given line number

Alt-Left: visit-history-previous - Move back in history to previous visited editor position

Alt-Page_Down: fold-expand-all-current - Expand the current fold point completely

Alt-Page_Up: fold-collapse-all-current - Collapse the current fold point completely

Alt-Period: goto-selected-symbol-defn - Goto the definition of the selected source symbol, optionally showing the definition in another split if one is available and other_split is True.

Alt-Q: fill-paragraph - Attempt to auto-justify the paragraph around the current start of selection

Alt-Return: new-line - Place a new line at the current cursor position

Alt-Right: visit-history-next - Move forward in history to next visited editor position

Alt-Slash: fold-toggle - Toggle the current fold point

Alt-Slash: show-autocompleter - Show the auto-completer for current cursor position

Alt-Tab: show-autocompleter - Show the auto-completer for current cursor position

Alt-Up: fold-collapse-more-current - Collapse the current fold point one more level

Alt-V: backward-page - Move cursor backward one page

Alt-W: copy - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Copy selected text ; Document Viewer Commands: Copy any selected text. ; Exceptions Commands: Copy the exception traceback to the clipboard ; Search Manager Instance Commands: Copy selected text ; Toolbar Search Commands: Cut selection

Alt-X: command-by-name - Execute given command by name, collecting any args as needed

Alt-g: goto-line - Position cursor at start of given line number

Alt-greater: end-of-document - Move cursor to end of document

Alt-less: start-of-document - Move cursor to start of document

Alt-percent: query-replace - Initiate incremental mini-search query/replace from the cursor position.

Alt-percent: query-replace - Initiate incremental mini-search query/replace from the cursor position.

Alt-{: previous-blank-line(threshold=1) - Move to the previous blank line in the file, if any. If threshold>0 then a line is considered blank if it contains less than that many characters after leading and trailing whitespace are removed.

Alt-}: next-blank-line(threshold=1) - Move to the next blank line in the file, if any. If threshold>0 then a line is considered blank if it contains less than that many characters after leading and trailing whitespace are removed.

BackSpace: backward-delete-char - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Delete one character behind the cursor, or the current selection if not empty. ; Toolbar Search Commands: Delete character behind the cursor

Ctrl-0: replace - Bring up the search manager in replace mode.

Ctrl-1: activate-file-option-menu - Activate the file menu for the editor.

Ctrl-2: activate-symbol-option-menu-1 - Activate the 1st symbol menu for the editor.

Ctrl-3: activate-symbol-option-menu-2 - Activate the 2nd symbol menu for the editor.

Ctrl-4: activate-symbol-option-menu-3 - Activate the 3rd symbol menu for the editor.

Ctrl-5: activate-symbol-option-menu-4 - Activate the 4th symbol menu for the editor.

Ctrl-6: activate-symbol-option-menu-5 - Activate the 5th symbol menu for the editor.

Ctrl-9: search - Bring up the search manager in search mode.

Ctrl-=: indent-to-match - Indent the current line or selected region to match indentation of preceding non-blank line. Set toggle=True to indent instead of one level higher if already at the matching position.

Ctrl-@: set-mark-command - Set start of text marking for selection at current cursor position. Subsequently, all cursor move operations will automatically extend the text selection until stop-mark-command is issued. Unit defines what is selected: can be one of char, line, or block (rectangle).

Ctrl-A: beginning-of-line - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move to beginning of current line. When toggle is True, moves to the end of the leading white space if already at the beginning of the line (and vice versa).; Toolbar Search Commands: Move to the beginning of the toolbar search entry

Ctrl-Alt-@: replace-string-regex - Replace all occurrences of a string from the cursor position to end of file. The search string is treated as a regular expression.

Ctrl-Alt-B: search-sel-backward - Search backward using current selection

Ctrl-Alt-Down: goto-next-bookmark(current_file_only=True) - Go to the next bookmark, or the first one if no bookmark is selected. Stays within the file in the current editor when current_file_only is True.

Ctrl-Alt-F: search-sel-forward - Search forward using current selection

Ctrl-Alt-F6: debug-failed-tests

Ctrl-Alt-F7: debug-last-tests

Ctrl-Alt-Left: goto-previous-bookmark - Go to the previous bookmark in the bookmark list, or the last one if no bookmark is selected. Stays within the file in the current editor when current_file_only is True.

Ctrl-Alt-R: isearch-backward-regex - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Initiate incremental regular expression mini-search backward from the cursor position, optionally entering the given search string ; Document Viewer Commands: Initiate incremental regular expression mini-search backward from the cursor position, optionally entering the given search string.

Ctrl-Alt-Right: goto-next-bookmark - Go to the next bookmark, or the first one if no bookmark is selected. Stays within the file in the current editor when current_file_only is True.

Ctrl-Alt-S: isearch-forward-regex - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Initiate incremental regular expression mini-search forward from the cursor position, optionally entering the given search string ; Document Viewer Commands: Initiate incremental regular expression mini-search forward from the cursor position, optionally entering the given search string.

Ctrl-Alt-Up: goto-previous-bookmark(current_file_only=True) - Go to the previous bookmark in the bookmark list, or the last one if no bookmark is selected. Stays within the file in the current editor when current_file_only is True.

Ctrl-Alt-percent: query-replace-regex - Initiate incremental mini-search query/replace from the cursor position. The search string is treated as a regular expression.

Ctrl-Apostrophe: enclose(start="'", end="'") - Enclose the selection or the rest of the current line when there is no selection with the given start and end strings. The caret is moved to the end of the enclosed text.

Ctrl-B: backward-char - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor backward one character ; Toolbar Search Commands: Move backward one character

Ctrl-BackSpace: backward-delete-word - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Delete one word behind of the cursor ; Toolbar Search Commands: Delete word behind the cursor

Ctrl-Braceleft: enclose(start="{", end="}") - Enclose the selection or the rest of the current line when there is no selection with the given start and end strings. The caret is moved to the end of the enclosed text.

Ctrl-Bracketleft: enclose(start="[", end="]") - Enclose the selection or the rest of the current line when there is no selection with the given start and end strings. The caret is moved to the end of the enclosed text.

Ctrl-C Bar: evaluate-sel-in-shell - Evaluate the current selection from the editor within the Python Shell tool, optionally restarting the shell first. When whole_lines is set, the selection is rounded to whole lines before evaluation. When unspecified (set to None), the setting from the Shell's Option menu is used instead.

Ctrl-C C: comment-out-region - Comment out the selected region. The style of commenting can be controlled with the style argument: 'indented' uses the default comment style indented at end of leading white space and 'block' uses a block comment in column zero. If not given, the style configured with the Editor / Block Comment Style preference is used. Each call adds a level of commenting.

Ctrl-C Ctrl-C: debug-continue - Continue (or start) running, to next breakpoint

Ctrl-C Ctrl-K: debug-kill - Stop debugging

Ctrl-C Ctrl-S: debug-stop - Pause free-running execution at current program counter

Ctrl-C M: isearch-sel

Ctrl-C R: isearch-sel-backward - Initiate incremental mini-search backward from the cursor position, using current selection as the search string. Set persist=False to do the search but end the interactive search session immediately.

Ctrl-C S: isearch-sel-forward - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Initiate incremental mini-search forward from the cursor position, using current selection as the search string. Set persist=False to do the search but end the interactive search session immediately.; Document Viewer Commands: Initiate incremental mini-search forward from the cursor position, using current selection as the search string. Set persist=False to do the search but end the interactive search session immediately.

Ctrl-C U: uncomment-out-region - Uncomment out the selected region if commented out. If one_level is True then each call removes only one level of commenting.

Ctrl-C greater: indent-region - Indent the selected region one level of indentation. Set sel to None to use preference to determine selection behavior, or "never-select" to unselect after indent, "always-select" to always select after indent, or "retain-select" to retain current selection after indent.

Ctrl-C less: outdent-region - Outdent the selected region one level of indentation. Set sel to None to use preference to determine selection behavior, or "never-select" to unselect after indent, "always-select" to always select after indent, or "retain-select" to retain current selection after indent.

Ctrl-C numbersign: comment-toggle - Toggle commenting out of the selected lines. The style of commenting can be controlled with the style argument: 'indented' uses the default comment style indented at end of leading white space and 'block' uses a block comment in column zero. If not given, the style configured with the Editor / Block Comment Style preference is used.

Ctrl-D: forward-delete-char - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Delete one character in front of the cursor ; Toolbar Search Commands: Delete character in front of the cursor

Ctrl-Delete: forward-delete-word - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Delete one word in front of the cursor ; Toolbar Search Commands: Delete word in front of the cursor

Ctrl-Down: select-less - Select less code; undoes the last select-more command

Ctrl-E: end-of-line - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move to end of current line; Toolbar Search Commands: Move to the end of the toolbar search entry

Ctrl-End: end-of-document - Move cursor to end of document

Ctrl-F: forward-char - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor forward one character ; Toolbar Search Commands: Move forward one character

Ctrl-F12: command-by-name - Execute given command by name, collecting any args as needed

Ctrl-F3: search-sel-forward - Search forward using current selection

Ctrl-F4: close - Close active document. Abandon any changes when ignore_changes is True. Close empty windows when close_window is true and quit if all document windows closed when can_quit is true.

Ctrl-F5: debug-kill - Stop debugging

Ctrl-F6: step-over - Step over current instruction

Ctrl-F8: start-select-line - Turn on auto-select mode line by line

Ctrl-F9: break-clear-all - Clear all breakpoints

Ctrl-G: stop-mark-command - Stop text marking for selection at current cursor position, leaving the selection set as is. Subsequent cursor move operations will deselect the range and set selection to cursor position. Deselect immediately when deselect is True.

Ctrl-H: backward-delete-char - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Delete one character behind the cursor, or the current selection if not empty. ; Toolbar Search Commands: Delete character behind the cursor

Ctrl-Home: start-of-document - Move cursor to start of document

Ctrl-Insert: copy - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Copy selected text ; Document Viewer Commands: Copy any selected text. ; Exceptions Commands: Copy the exception traceback to the clipboard ; Search Manager Instance Commands: Copy selected text ; Toolbar Search Commands: Cut selection

Ctrl-J: fill-paragraph - Attempt to auto-justify the paragraph around the current start of selection

Ctrl-K: kill-line - Kill rest of line from cursor to end of line, and place it into the clipboard with any other contiguously removed lines. End-of-line is removed only if there is nothing between the cursor and the end of the line.

Ctrl-L: center-cursor - Scroll so cursor is centered on display

Ctrl-Left: backward-word - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor backward one word. Optionally, provide a string that contains the delimiters to define which characters are part of a word. Gravity may be "start" or "end" to indicate whether cursor is placed at start or end of the word.; Toolbar Search Commands: Move backward one word

Ctrl-Less: enclose(start="<", end=">") - Enclose the selection or the rest of the current line when there is no selection with the given start and end strings. The caret is moved to the end of the enclosed text.

Ctrl-M: brace-match - Match brace at current cursor position, selecting all text between the two and hilighting the braces

Ctrl-Minus: zoom-out - Action varies according to focus: Document Viewer Commands: Decrease documentation font size; General Editor Commands: Zoom out, increasing the text display size temporarily by one font size

Ctrl-N: next-line - Move to screen next line, optionally repositioning character within line: 'same' to leave in same horizontal position, 'start' at start, 'end' at end, or 'fnb' for first non-blank char.

Ctrl-Next: forward-page - Move cursor forward one page

Ctrl-O: next-window - Switch to the next window alphabetically by title

Ctrl-O: open-line - Open the current line by inserting a newline after the caret

Ctrl-P: previous-line - Move to previous screen line, optionally repositioning character within line: same' to leave in same horizontal position, 'start' at start, 'end' at end, or 'fnb' for first non-blank char.

Ctrl-Page_Down: next-document - Move to the next document alphabetically in the list of documents open in the current window

Ctrl-Page_Up: previous-document - Move to the previous document alphabetically in the list of documents open in the current window

Ctrl-Parenleft: enclose(start="(", end=")") - Enclose the selection or the rest of the current line when there is no selection with the given start and end strings. The caret is moved to the end of the enclosed text.

Ctrl-Period: redo - Redo last action

Ctrl-Plus: zoom-in - Action varies according to focus: Document Viewer Commands: Increase documentation font size; General Editor Commands: Zoom in, increasing the text display size temporarily by one font size

Ctrl-Pointer_Button1: goto-clicked-symbol-defn - Goto the definition of the source symbol that was last clicked on, optionally showing the definition in another split if one is available and other_split is True.

Ctrl-Prior: backward-page - Move cursor backward one page

Ctrl-Quotedbl: enclose(start='"', end='"') - Enclose the selection or the rest of the current line when there is no selection with the given start and end strings. The caret is moved to the end of the enclosed text.

Ctrl-Quoteleft: begin-visited-document-cycle(move_back=True, back_key="Ctrl-Quoteleft", forward_key="Ctrl-AsciiTilde") - Start moving between documents in the order they were visited. Starts modal key interaction that ends when a key other than tab is seen or ctrl is released.

Ctrl-R: isearch-backward - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Initiate incremental mini-search backward from the cursor position, optionally entering the given search string ; Document Viewer Commands: Initiate incremental mini-search backward from the cursor position, optionally entering the given search string.

Ctrl-Return: new-line-after - Place a new line after the current line

Ctrl-Right: forward-word - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor forward one word. Optionally, provide a string that contains the delimiters to define which characters are part of a word. Gravity may be "start" or "end" to indicate whether cursor is placed at start or end of the word.; Toolbar Search Commands: Move forward one word

Ctrl-Right: forward-word(gravity="end") - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor forward one word. Optionally, provide a string that contains the delimiters to define which characters are part of a word. Gravity may be "start" or "end" to indicate whether cursor is placed at start or end of the word.; Toolbar Search Commands: Move forward one word

Ctrl-S: isearch-forward - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Initiate incremental mini-search forward from the cursor position, optionally entering the given search string ; Document Viewer Commands: Initiate incremental mini-search forward from the cursor position, optionally entering the given search string.

Ctrl-Shift-Delete: delete-lines

Ctrl-Shift-Down: scroll-text-down - Scroll text down a line w/o moving cursor's relative position on screen. Repeat is number of lines or if >0 and <1.0 then percent of screen. Set move_cursor to False to leave cursor in current position within the source, otherwise it is moved so the cursor remains on same screen line.

Ctrl-Shift-End: end-of-document-extend - Move cursor to end of document, adjusting the selection range to new position

Ctrl-Shift-F3: search-sel-backward - Search backward using current selection

Ctrl-Shift-F5: debug-stop - Pause free-running execution at current program counter

Ctrl-Shift-F6: debug-all-tests

Ctrl-Shift-F7: debug-current-tests

Ctrl-Shift-F9: Multiple commands (first available is executed):

  • break-disable-all - Disable all breakpoints
  • break-enable-all - Enable all breakpoints

Ctrl-Shift-Home: start-of-document-extend - Move cursor to start of document, adjusting the selection range to new position

Ctrl-Shift-I: add-current-file-to-project - Add the frontmost currently open file to project

Ctrl-Shift-ISO_Left_Tab: begin-visited-document-cycle(move_back=False) - Start moving between documents in the order they were visited. Starts modal key interaction that ends when a key other than tab is seen or ctrl is released.

Ctrl-Shift-Left: backward-word-extend - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor backward one word, adjusting the selection range to new position. Optionally, provide a string that contains the delimiters to define which characters are part of a word. Gravity may be "start" or "end" to indicate whether cursor is placed at start or end of the word.; Toolbar Search Commands: Move backward one word, extending the selection

Ctrl-Shift-Next: forward-page-extend - Move cursor forward one page, adjusting the selection range to new position

Ctrl-Shift-Page_Down: forward-page-extend - Move cursor forward one page, adjusting the selection range to new position

Ctrl-Shift-Page_Up: backward-page-extend - Move cursor backward one page, adjusting the selection range to new position

Ctrl-Shift-Prior: backward-page-extend - Move cursor backward one page, adjusting the selection range to new position

Ctrl-Shift-Right: forward-word-extend - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor forward one word, adjusting the selection range to new position. Optionally, provide a string that contains the delimiters to define which characters are part of a word. Gravity may be "start" or "end" to indicate whether cursor is placed at start or end of the word.; Toolbar Search Commands: Move forward one word, extending the selection

Ctrl-Shift-Tab: begin-visited-document-cycle(move_back=False) - Start moving between documents in the order they were visited. Starts modal key interaction that ends when a key other than tab is seen or ctrl is released.

Ctrl-Shift-Up: scroll-text-up - Scroll text up a line w/o moving cursor's relative position on screen. Repeat is number of lines or if >0 and <1.0 then percent of screen. Set move_cursor to False to leave cursor in current position within the source, otherwise it is moved so the cursor remains on same screen line.

Ctrl-Slash: undo - Undo last action

Ctrl-Space: set-mark-command - Set start of text marking for selection at current cursor position. Subsequently, all cursor move operations will automatically extend the text selection until stop-mark-command is issued. Unit defines what is selected: can be one of char, line, or block (rectangle).

Ctrl-T: forward-tab - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Place a tab character at the current cursor position ; Search Manager Instance Commands: Place a forward tab at the current cursor position in search or replace string

Ctrl-Tab: begin-visited-document-cycle(move_back=True) - Start moving between documents in the order they were visited. Starts modal key interaction that ends when a key other than tab is seen or ctrl is released.

Ctrl-U: initiate-repeat - Enter a sequence of digits indicating number of times to repeat the subsequent command or keystroke.

Ctrl-Up: select-more - Select more code on either the current line or larger multi-line blocks.

Ctrl-V: forward-page - Move cursor forward one page

Ctrl-W: cut - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Cut selected text ; Search Manager Instance Commands: Cut selected text ; Toolbar Search Commands: Cut selection

Ctrl-X 1: unsplit - Unsplit all editors so there's only one. Action specifies how to choose the remaining displayed editor. One of:

current -- Show current editor
close   -- Close current editor before unsplitting
recent  -- Change to recent buffer before unsplitting
recent-or-close -- Change to recent buffer before closing
split, or close the current buffer if there is only
one split left.

NOTE: The parameters for this command are subject to change in the future.

Ctrl-X 2: split-vertically - Split current view vertically. Create new editor in new view when new==1.

Ctrl-X 3: split-horizontally - Split current view horizontally.

Ctrl-X 4 A: add-change-log-entry

Ctrl-X 5 0: close-window - Close the current window and all documents and panels in it

Ctrl-X 5 2: new-document-window - Create a new document window with same documents and panels as in the current document window (if any; otherwise empty with default panels)

Ctrl-X 5 3: new-document-window - Create a new document window with same documents and panels as in the current document window (if any; otherwise empty with default panels)

Ctrl-X 5 O: next-window - Switch to the next window alphabetically by title

Ctrl-X B: switch-document - Switches to named document. Name may either be the complete name or the last path component of a path name.

Ctrl-X Bracketleft: start-of-document - Move cursor to start of document

Ctrl-X Bracketright: end-of-document - Move cursor to end of document

Ctrl-X Ctrl-C: quit - Quit the application.

Ctrl-X Ctrl-F: open-from-keyboard - Open a file from disk using keyboard-driven selection of the file

Ctrl-X Ctrl-O: open-from-project - Open document from the project via the Open From Project dialog. The given fragment is used as the initial fragment filter and if it is None, the selected text or the symbol under the cursor is used. If skip_if_unique is true, the file is opened without the dialog being displayed if only one filename matches the fragment.

Ctrl-X Ctrl-S: save - Save active document. Also close it if close is True.

Ctrl-X Ctrl-T: swap-lines(previous=True) - Swap the line at start of current selection with the line that follows it, or the preceding line if previous is True.

Ctrl-X Ctrl-W: write-file - Write current file to a new location, optionally omitting all but the lines in the given range. The editor is changed to point to the new location when follow is True. If follow is 'untitled' then the editor is changed to point to the new location only if starting with an untitled buffer and saving the whole file. Note that the editor contents will be truncated to the given start/end lines when follow is True.

Ctrl-X Ctrl-X: exchange-point-and-mark - When currently marking text, this exchanges the current position and mark ends of the current selection

Ctrl-X D: recent-document - Switches to previous document most recently visited in the current window or window set if in one-window-per-editor windowing mode.

Ctrl-X E: execute-kbd-macro - Execute most recently recorded keyboard macro. If register is None then the user is asked to enter a letter a-z for the register where the macro is filed. Otherwise, register 'a' is used by default.

Ctrl-X G: find-symbol - Allow user to visit point of definition of a source symbol in the current editor context by typing a fragment of the name

Ctrl-X I: insert-file - Insert a file at current cursor position, prompting user for file selection

Ctrl-X K: kill-buffer - Close the current text file

Ctrl-X L C: use-lexer-cpp - Force syntax highlighting for C/C++ source

Ctrl-X L H: use-lexer-html - Force syntax highlighting for HTML

Ctrl-X L M: use-lexer-makefile - Force syntax highlighting for make files

Ctrl-X L N: use-lexer-none - Use no syntax highlighting

Ctrl-X L P: use-lexer-python - Force syntax highlighting for Python source

Ctrl-X L S: use-lexer-sql - Force syntax highlighting for SQL

Ctrl-X L X: use-lexer-Xml

Ctrl-X N: next-document - Move to the next document alphabetically in the list of documents open in the current window

Ctrl-X O: move-editor-focus - Move focus to next or previous editor split, optionally wrapping when the end is reached.

Ctrl-X P: previous-document - Move to the previous document alphabetically in the list of documents open in the current window

Ctrl-X R B: goto-bookmark - Goto named bookmark

Ctrl-X R M: set-bookmark - Set a bookmark at current location on the editor. Mark is the project-wide textual name of the bookmark.

Ctrl-X R Return: show-bookmarks - Show a list of all currently defined bookmarks

Ctrl-X R T: toggle-bookmark - Set or remove a bookmark at current location on the editor. When set, the name of the bookmark is set to an auto-generated default.

Ctrl-X Space: Multiple commands (first available is executed):

  • break-set - Set a new regular breakpoint on current line
  • break-clear - Clear the breakpoint on the current line

Ctrl-X U: undo - Undo last action

Ctrl-X parenleft: start-kbd-macro - Start definition of a keyboard macro. If register=None then the user is prompted to enter a letter a-z under which to file the macro. Otherwise, register 'a' is used by default.

Ctrl-X parenright: stop-kbd-macro - Stop definition of a keyboard macro

Ctrl-Y: Multiple commands (first available is executed):

  • yank-line - Yank contents of kill buffer created with kill-line into the edit buffer
  • paste - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Paste text from clipboard ; Search Manager Instance Commands: Paste text from clipboard ; Toolbar Search Commands: Paste from clipboard

Ctrl-parenleft: batch-search - Search on current selection using the Search in Files tool. The look_in argument gets entered in the look in field if not None or ''. The current selection is put into the search field if it doesn't span multiple lines and either use_selection is true or there's nothing in the search field. The given search text is used instead, if provided

Ctrl-parenright: batch-replace - Display search and replace in files tool.

Ctrl-underscore: undo - Undo last action

Delete: forward-delete-char - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Delete one character in front of the cursor ; Toolbar Search Commands: Delete character in front of the cursor

Down: next-line - Move to screen next line, optionally repositioning character within line: 'same' to leave in same horizontal position, 'start' at start, 'end' at end, or 'fnb' for first non-blank char.

End: end-of-line - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move to end of current line; Toolbar Search Commands: Move to the end of the toolbar search entry

Esc X: command-by-name - Execute given command by name, collecting any args as needed

F1: Multiple commands (first available is executed):

  • show-horizontal-tools - Show the horizontal tool area
  • minimize-horizontal-tools - Minimize the horizontal tool area

F11: frame-up - Move up the current debug stack

F12: frame-down - Move down the current debug stack

F2: Multiple commands (first available is executed):

  • show-vertical-tools - Show the vertical tool area
  • minimize-vertical-tools - Minimize the vertical tool area

F3: search-forward - Search again using the search manager's current settings in forward direction

F4: goto-selected-symbol-defn - Goto the definition of the selected source symbol, optionally showing the definition in another split if one is available and other_split is True.

F5: debug-continue - Continue (or start) running, to next breakpoint

F6: step-over-statement - Step over current statement

F7: step-into - Step into current execution point, or start debugging at first line

F8: step-out - Step out of the current function or method

F9: Multiple commands (first available is executed):

  • break-set - Set a new regular breakpoint on current line
  • break-clear - Clear the breakpoint on the current line

Home: beginning-of-line - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move to beginning of current line. When toggle is True, moves to the end of the leading white space if already at the beginning of the line (and vice versa).; Toolbar Search Commands: Move to the beginning of the toolbar search entry

Home: beginning-of-line-text - Move to end of the leading white space, if any, on the current line. If toggle is True, moves to the beginning of the line if already at the end of the leading white space (and vice versa).

ISO_Left_Tab: backward-tab - Outdent line at current position

Insert: toggle-overtype - Toggle status of overtyping mode

Left: backward-char - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor backward one character ; Toolbar Search Commands: Move backward one character

Next: forward-page - Move cursor forward one page

Page_Down: forward-page - Move cursor forward one page

Page_Up: backward-page - Move cursor backward one page

Prior: backward-page - Move cursor backward one page

Return: new-line - Place a new line at the current cursor position

Right: forward-char - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor forward one character ; Toolbar Search Commands: Move forward one character

Shift-Alt-A: diff-merge-a-b

Shift-Alt-B: diff-merge-b-a

Shift-Alt-Down: next-line-extend-rect - Move to next screen line, adjusting the rectangular selection range to new position, optionally repositioning character within line: same' to leave in same horizontal position, 'start' at start, 'end' at end, or 'fnb' for first non-blank char.

Shift-Alt-Left: backward-char-extend-rect - Move cursor backward one character, adjusting the rectangular selection range to new position

Shift-Alt-N: diff-next

Shift-Alt-P: diff-previous

Shift-Alt-Right: forward-char-extend-rect - Move cursor forward one character, adjusting the rectangular selection range to new position

Shift-Alt-Up: previous-line-extend-rect - Move to previous screen line, adjusting the rectangular selection range to new position, optionally repositioning character within line: same' to leave in same horizontal position, 'start' at start, 'end' at end, or 'fnb' for first non-blank char.

Shift-BackSpace: backward-delete-char - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Delete one character behind the cursor, or the current selection if not empty. ; Toolbar Search Commands: Delete character behind the cursor

Shift-Ctrl-F8: start-select-block - Turn on auto-select block mode

Shift-Delete: cut - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Cut selected text ; Search Manager Instance Commands: Cut selected text ; Toolbar Search Commands: Cut selection

Shift-Down: next-line-extend - Move to next screen line, adjusting the selection range to new position, optionally repositioning character within line: same' to leave in same horizontal position, 'start' at start, 'end' at end, 'fnb' for first non-blank char, or 'xcode' to simulate XCode style Shift-Alt line selection.

Shift-End: end-of-line-extend - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move to end of current line, adjusting the selection range to new position ; Toolbar Search Commands: Move to the end of the toolbar search entry, extending the selection

Shift-F1: move-focus - Move the keyboard focus forward within the Window to the next editable area

Shift-F11: frame-show - Show the position (thread and stack frame) where the debugger originally stopped

Shift-F2: Multiple commands (first available is executed):

  • enter-fullscreen - Hide both the vertical and horizontal tool areas and toolbar, saving previous state so it can be restored later with exit_fullscreen
  • exit-fullscreen - Restore previous non-fullscreen state of all tools and tool bar

Shift-F3: search-backward - Search again using the search manager's current settings in backward direction

Shift-F4: find-points-of-use

Shift-F5: debug-file - Start debugging the current file (rather than the main entry point)

Shift-F6: run-all-tests

Shift-F7: run-current-tests

Shift-F8: start-select-char - Turn on auto-select mode character by character

Shift-F9: Multiple commands (first available is executed):

  • break-enable - Enable the breakpoint on the current line
  • break-disable - Disable the breakpoint on current line

Shift-Home: beginning-of-line-extend - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move to beginning of current line, adjusting the selection range to the new position. When toggle is True, moves to the end of the leading white space if already at the beginning of the line (and vice versa).; Toolbar Search Commands: Move to the beginning of the toolbar search entry, extending the selection

Shift-Home: beginning-of-line-text-extend - Move to end of the leading white space, if any, on the current line, adjusting the selection range to the new position. If toggle is True, moves to the beginning of the line if already at the end of the leading white space (and vice versa).

Shift-Insert: paste - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Paste text from clipboard ; Search Manager Instance Commands: Paste text from clipboard ; Toolbar Search Commands: Paste from clipboard

Shift-Left: backward-char-extend - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor backward one character, adjusting the selection range to new position ; Toolbar Search Commands: Move backward one character, extending the selection

Shift-Next: forward-page-extend - Move cursor forward one page, adjusting the selection range to new position

Shift-Page_Down: forward-page-extend - Move cursor forward one page, adjusting the selection range to new position

Shift-Page_Up: backward-page-extend - Move cursor backward one page, adjusting the selection range to new position

Shift-Prior: backward-page-extend - Move cursor backward one page, adjusting the selection range to new position

Shift-Return: new-line-before - Place a new line before the current line

Shift-Right: forward-char-extend - Action varies according to focus: Active Editor Commands: Move cursor forward one character, adjusting the selection range to new position ; Toolbar Search Commands: Move forward one character, extending the selection

Shift-Tab: backward-tab - Outdent line at current position

Shift-Up: previous-line-extend - Move to previous screen line, adjusting the selection range to new position, optionally repositioning character within line: same' to leave in same horizontal position, 'start' at start, 'end' at end, 'fnb' for first non-blank char, or 'xcode' to simulate XCode style Shift-Alt line selection.

Tab: tab-key - Implement the tab key, the action of which is configurable by preference

Up: previous-line - Move to previous screen line, optionally repositioning character within line: same' to leave in same horizontal position, 'start' at start, 'end' at end, or 'fnb' for first non-blank char.

Visual-Esc: exit-visual-mode - Exit visual mode and return back to default mode

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