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4. Feature Toggles

Toggles allow you to change certain aspects of the editor that would normally be done via command line options. They are invoked via Meta key sequences. See See section Special Functions, for more info. The following global toggles are available:

Backup Files Toggle (Meta-B)

toggles the -B (--backup) command line option.

Constant Cursor Position Display Toggle (Meta-C)

toggles the -c (--const) command line option.

Multiple File Buffers Toggle (Meta-F)

toggles the -F (--multibuffer) command line option.

Smart Home Key Toggle (Meta-H)

toggles the -A (--smarthome) command line option.

Auto Indent Toggle (Meta-I)

toggles the -i (--autoindent) command line option.

Cut To End Toggle (Meta-K)

toggles the -k (--cut) command line option.

Long Line Wrapping Toggle (Meta-L)

toggles the -w (--nowrap) command line option.

Mouse Support Toggle (Meta-M)

toggles the -m (--mouse) command line option.

No Conversion From DOS/Mac Format Toggle (Meta-N)

toggles the -N (--noconvert) command line option.

More Space For Editing Toggle (Meta-O)

toggles the -O (--morespace) command line option.

Whitespace Display Toggle (Meta-P)

toggles whitespace display mode if you have a "whitespace" option in your nanorc. See See section Nanorc Files, for more info.

Tabs to Spaces Toggle (Meta-Q)

toggles the -E (--tabstospaces) command line option.

Smooth Scrolling Toggle (Meta-S)

toggles the -S (--smooth) command line option.

Expert/No Help Toggle (Meta-X)

toggles the -x (--nohelp) command line option.

Color Syntax Highlighting Toggle (Meta-Y)

toggles color syntax highlighting if you have color syntaxes in your nanorc. See See section Nanorc Files, for more info.

Suspend Toggle (Meta-Z)

toggles the -z (--suspend) command line option.


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