http://lynx.isc.org/current/lynx_help/keystrokes/


Help on Lynx Keystroke Commands

Lynx recognizes many single-character commands. This is an overview to their default bindings, with links to more detailed documentation.

  MOVEMENT:    Down arrow     - Highlight next topic
               Up arrow       - Highlight previous topic
               Right arrow,   - Jump to highlighted topic
               Return, Enter  - Follow selected link
               Left arrow     - Return to previous topic

  SCROLLING:   +              - Scroll down to next page (Page-Down)
               -              - Scroll up to previous page (Page-Up)
               SPACE          - Scroll down to next page (Page-Down)
               b              - Scroll up to previous page (Page-Up)
               CTRL-A         - Go to first page of the current document (Home)
               CTRL-E         - Go to last page of the current document (End)
               CTRL-B         - Scroll up to previous page (Page-Up)
               CTRL-F         - Scroll down to next page (Page-Down)
               CTRL-N         - Go forward two lines in the current document
               CTRL-P         - Go back two lines in the current document
               )              - Go forward half a page in the current document
               (              - Go back half a page in the current document
               ^              - Go to the first link on the current line
               $              - Go to the last link on the current line
               <              - Go to the previous link in the current column
               >              - Go to the next link in the current column
               #              - Go to Toolbar or Banner in the current document

  DIRED:       c              - Create a new file
               d              - Download selected file
               e              - Edit selected file
               f              - Show a full menu of options for current file
               m              - Modify the name or location of selected file
               r              - Remove selected file
               t              - Tag highlighted file
               u              - Upload a file into the current directory

  OTHER:       ? (or h)       - Help (this screen)
               a              - Add the current link to a bookmark file
               c              - Send a comment to the document owner
               d              - Download the current link
               e              - Edit the current file
               E              - Edit the current link's URL (or ACTION) and
                                use that as a goto URL.
               g              - Goto a user specified URL or file
               G              - Edit the current document's URL and use that
                                as a goto URL.
               i              - Show an index of documents
               j              - Execute a jump operation
               k              - Show list of actual key mappings
               l              - List references (links) in current document
               m              - Return to main screen
               o              - Set your options
               p              - Print to a file, mail, printers, or other
               q              - Quit (Capital 'Q' for quick quit)
               /              - Search for a string within the current document
               s              - Enter a search string for an external search
               n              - Go to the next search string
               N              - Go to the previous search string
               v              - View a bookmark file
               V              - Go to the Visited Links Page
               x              - Force submission of form or link with no-cache
               z              - Cancel transfer in progress
               [backspace]    - Go to the History Page
               =              - Show info about current document, URL and link
               \              - Toggle document source/rendered view
               !              - Spawn your default shell
               '              - Toggle "historical" vs minimal or valid comment
                                parsing
               _              - Clear all authorization info for this session
               `              - Toggle minimal or valid comment parsing
               *              - Toggle image_links mode on and off
               @              - Toggle raw 8-bit translations or CJK mode
                                on or off
               .              - Run external program on the current link.
               ,              - Run external program on the current document.
               {              - Shift the screen left.
               }              - Shift the screen right.
               |              - Toggle line-wrap mode.  When line-wrap is
                                off, you may use { and } to shift the screen
                                left/right.  The screen width is set to 999.
               ~              - Toggle parsing of nested tables (experimental).
               [              - Toggle pseudo_inlines mode on and off
               ]              - Send a HEAD request for the current doc or link
               "              - Toggle valid or "soft" double-quote parsing
               CTRL-R         - Reload current file and refresh the screen
               CTRL-L         - Refresh the screen

               CTRL-V         - Outside of a text input line or field,
                                switch to alternative parsing of HTML.
                              - In a form text input field,
                                CTRL-V prompts for a key command (allows
                                escaping from the field).

                                Note that on most UNIX hosts, CTRL-V is bound
                                via stty to the lnext (literal-next) code but
                                the exact behavior of that is implementation
                                specific.  On Solaris you must type CTRL-V
                                twice to use it, since it quotes the following
                                keystroke.

               CTRL-U         - Inside text input line or field,
                                erase input line (more input line commands)
                              - Outside of text input or field,
                                undo returning to previous topic.

               CTRL-G         - Cancel input or transfer

               CTRL-T         - Toggle trace mode on and off
               ;              - View the Lynx Trace Log for the current session
               CTRL-K         - Invoke the Cookie Jar Page
               CTRL-X         - Invoke the Cache Jar Page
               numbers        - Invoke the prompt
                                Follow link (or goto link or page) number:
                                  or the
                                  Select option (or page) number:
                                prompt