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How do you go to the end of the line in emacs?

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I don't use emacs, but I think it's Control-e.

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Yes, that worked. thanks – Zubair Feb 16 '10 at 12:05

The End button works just fine, like always. If you have no such key on your keyboard, the old Emacs standard keybinding is Ctrl-e, and knowing and using that makes it easier for the fingers to remember that Meta-e goes to the end of the current sentence, and Meta-Ctrl-e goes to the end of the current function. But you don’t have to learn those if you don’t want to.

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Unfortunately the end key on macs doesn't work in emacs – Zubair Feb 16 '10 at 14:29
@Zubair: It works fine on my iMac; of course the keycap doesn’t say “End”, it says “↘”, and I run Debian GNU/Linux on it, not MacOS. – Teddy Feb 16 '10 at 15:21

My emacs reference card is never very far away from me.

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Thanks, I'll keep this handy too – Zubair Feb 16 '10 at 14:39

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