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pico

pico A text editor.
Commands in pico are given as sequences using the Control key. The online help and bottom lines of instructions denote the control key with carat character: ^. Because a manual page for pico is not available in OS X, we have included here a copy of the available functions in pico from the online help:
^G (F1) Display this help text.
^F Move forward a character.
^B Move backward a character.
^P Move to the previous line.
^N Move to the next line.
^A Move to the beginning of the current line.
^E Move to the end of the current line.
^V (F8) Move forward a page of text.
^Y (F7) Move backward a page of text.
^W (F6) Search for (where is) text, neglecting case.
^L Refresh the display.
^D Delete the character at the cursor position.
^^ Mark cursor position as beginning of selected text. Note: Setting mark when already set unselects text.
^^ Mark cursor position as beginning of selected text. Note: Setting mark when already set unselects text.
^K (F9) Cut selected text (displayed in inverse characters). Note: The selected text's boundary on the cursor side ends at the left edge of the cursor. So, with selected text to the left of the cursor, the character under the cursor is not selected.
^U (F10) Uncut (paste) last cut text inserting it at the current cursor position.
^I Insert a tab at the current cursor position.
^J (F4) Format (justify) the current paragraph. Note: paragraphs delimited by blank lines or indentation.
^T (F12) Invoke the spelling checker.
^C (F11) Report current cursor position.
^R (F5) Insert an external file at the current cursor position.
^O (F3) Output the current buffer to a file, saving it.
^X (F2) Exit pico, saving buffer.



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