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Navigation with HOME/END + PG UP/DOWN on full size keyboard

dirknilius 6 years ago updated by Alexander Blach (Developer) 5 years ago 3
I have to use CMD + LEFT/RIGHT/UP/DOWN for fast navigation. On full size keyboards the quick navigation (HOME/END + PG UP/DOWN) keys are unused. Any other editor (e.g. MacVIM) offers these keys functional.
Don't forget control-e/a and other abbreviated emacs keybindings are natively supported by Cocoa @Dirknilius.
Those keys work for me as expected on OS X. Please note that the behavior on the Mac is different than on Windows. This is described in this Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Home_key (emphasis mine)

On most Mac OS X applications, the key works like the original on UNIX in the days of dumb-terminals, where Home moves to the start of a document. When the key is pressed, the window scrolls to the top, while the caret position does not change at all; that is, the Home key is tied to the current window, not the text box being edited. On Apple keyboards that do not have a Home key, one can press fn+ for the Home key functionality described above. To get the same result as the Windows platform (that is, going to the beginning of the current line of text), one can press Command+.