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If I'm in vi, and I see that I've transposed two characters, it is easily fixed by putting the cursor over the first and typing x followed by p in command mode.

Is there a similar trick that works at the bash command line in emacs mode? I realize that I can set to vi key bindings, but I prefer not to do that given that emacs key bindings are the default for many command lines in my life.

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    looking for ctrl-t???? – kindahero Jul 19 '11 at 9:25
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Emacs key binding Ctrl-t runs the command transpose-chars, which also works in the terminal

  • yay! same as Sublime.. easy to remember – ptim Dec 24 '15 at 0:09

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