Here we explain the basics of how to enter text, make corrections,
and save the text in a file. If this material is new to you, we
suggest you first run the Emacs learn-by-doing tutorial, by typing
C-h t (
Inserting text by simply typing it.
• Moving Point:
Moving the cursor to the place where you want to change something.
Deleting and killing text.
• Basic Undo:
Undoing recent changes in the text.
Visiting, creating, and saving files.
Asking what a character does.
• Blank Lines:
Making and deleting blank lines.
How Emacs displays lines too wide for the screen.
What line, row, or column is point on?
Numeric arguments for repeating a command N times.
Repeating the previous command quickly.