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We now give the basics of how to enter text, make corrections, and
save the text in a file. If this material is new to you, you might
learn it more easily by running the Emacs learn-by-doing tutorial. To
use the tutorial, run Emacs and type Control-h t
To clear the screen and redisplay, type C-l (
D.1 Inserting Text Inserting text by simply typing it. D.2 Changing the Location of Point How to move the cursor to the place where you want to change something. D.3 Erasing Text Deleting and killing text. D.4 Undoing Changes Undoing recent changes in the text. D.5 Files Visiting, creating, and saving files. D.6 Help Asking what a character does. D.7 Blank Lines Commands to make or delete blank lines. D.8 Continuation Lines Lines too wide for the screen. D.9 Cursor Position Information What page, line, row, or column is point on? D.10 Numeric Arguments Numeric arguments for repeating a command. D.11 Repeating a Command A short-cut for repeating the previous command.