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Using ae

You can start ae by giving it the name of a file to edit, like so:

ae filename.txt
This will bring up an editor screen. The top part of this screen provides some quick help; the bottom shows the file you're editing. Moving around in this editor is simple; just use the arrow keys. You can save the file by pressing C-x C-s and then exit the editor by pressing C-x C-c. Once you feel comfortable with the editor, you can press C-x C-h to turn off the help. That's it! Knowing this will let you do basic editing. For programming or more detailed editing work, you'll want to investigate other editors as discussed earlier.

John Goerzen / Ossama Othman