Today I Learned

1 post by robertdooley

Move cursor word by word on iTerm

Problem

Cursor navigation can be slow on iTerm

Solution

Enable word by word cursor movement

Preferences > Profiles > Keys > Select + to add new key mapping

To move left:

Keyboard Shortcut: ⌥ ←
Action: Send Escape Sequence
Esc+ b

To move right

Keyboard Shortcut: ⌥ →
Action: Send Escape Sequence
Esc+ f

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