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Re: [Request]: Change keyboard shortcuts to more standard

From: Brand Huntsman
Subject: Re: [Request]: Change keyboard shortcuts to more standard
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2020 16:10:19 -0700
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On 18:44 Fri  6-Mar-2020, Benno Schulenberg wrote:
> Op 05-03-2020 om 01:43 schreef Brand Huntsman:
> > Or maybe nano could get a CUA mode that can be enabled/disabled with a
> > single "un/set cua" line to uncomment in the default nanorc
> It would be cool if nano could be made to have a for-most-people
> familiar interface with a single option.  But... would that also
> mean that ^X and ^C (Cut and Copy) would do nothing when nothing
> is selected?  And should ^Q then quit nano immediately, closing
> all buffers?  Because if not, then the familiarity of the bindings
> would be rather superficial.

Just remap and keep nano behavior, cutting and copying unselected lines
would be bonus productivity features.

Adding another key to close all buffers would be nice to have when mass
opening a bunch of files. CUA mode could then map ^W to exit and ^Q to

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