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The following table describes the different shortcut options and functions that are available from the Cisco Command Line Interface.

Keystroke Function
Ctrl-A Jumps to the first character of the command line.
Ctrl-B or the left arrow key Moves the cursor back one character
Ctrl-C Escapes and terminates prompts and tasks.
Ctrl-D Deletes the character at the cursor
Ctrl-E Jumps to the end of the current command line
Ctrl-F or the right arrow key1 Moves the cursor forward one character.
Ctrl-K Deletes from the cursor to the end of the command line.
Ctrl-L; Ctrl-R Repeats current command line on a new line.
Ctrl-N or the down arrow key1 Enters next command line in the history buffer.
Ctrl-P or the up arrow key1 Enters previous command line in the history buffer.
Ctrl-U; Ctrl-X Deletes from the cursor to the beginning of the command
line.
Ctrl-W Deletes last word typed.
Esc B Moves the cursor back one word.
Esc D Deletes from the cursor to the end of the word.
Esc F Moves the cursor forward one word.
Delete key or Backspace key Erases mistake when entering a command; re-enter
command after using this key.

Last Updated (Wednesday, 06 May 2009 22:53)

 
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