Emacs: 1 Key for M-x

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

The default key for execute-extended-command is Alt+x.

On Linux, ▤ Menu key does execute-extended-command by default.

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the ▤ Menu key (to the right of Alt).

You should set F8 or ▤ Menu key for it. Single key is easier to type than Alt+x.

For how, see: Emacs: Bind Menu/App Key.

Turn On icomplete-mode

When Alt+x execute-extended-command, you can press the Tab key to show a list of suggestions.

You can turn on icomplete-mode. It'll show a list of completions automatically.

[see Emacs: icomplete mode, fido mode]

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