[PLUG] Emacs: switching focus among buffers

Galen Seitz galens at seitzassoc.com
Wed Jan 18 11:36:16 PST 2006


Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com> wrote:

>    My Emacs quick reference card does not provide any keyboard approach to
> switching among buffers. If I use c-x c-b to get a list of available buffers
> I still need to move to a different one, press [Enter], then c-x 1 to have
> that buffer fully available for editing. Or, I can select 'Buffer' from the
> menu with the trackball, then click on the one I want.
> 
>    Is there no ctrl or meta key combination that pages through buffers?

C-x b (switch-to-buffer) then treat it like typical filename completion.
Hitting tab will complete as far as possible.  A second tab will show
the possible completions in a temporary buffer.

galen



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