[OS X Emacs] disabling mac-keyboard behavior (I want ctrl-> and ctrl<- to skip words)

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Tue Oct 28 13:19:37 EDT 2008

    Ben> Long time emacs user here. I've always loved the ability to quickly
    Ben> skip across a line to the word I want to edit using ctrl-left and
    Ben> ctrl-right. But since 1.4, this was replaced in favor of mac-like
    Ben> behavior (skip all the way to beginning of line and skip all the
    Ben> way to right edge).

I don't know how long C-left and C-right have been bound to
beginning-of-line and end-of-line, but I'll wager that C-a and C-e have been
around a lot longer.  Do they not work for you?


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