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-===== The command line =====+===== Working with the command line =====
  
 ==== Modes of operation ==== ==== Modes of operation ====
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 === '​C'​ or '​L'​ - Alphanumeric mode === === '​C'​ or '​L'​ - Alphanumeric mode ===
  
-This is the preferred mode for entering arbitrary text. It is activated manually using **AL**, or automatically when the user inserts the __double quotes__ ''​%%"​ "​%%''​. In this mode most keys will insert letters, numbers and symbols. The ''​C''​ in the blinking cursor stands for Capitals, and will produce capital letters. On the other hand ''​L''​ stands for Lowercase, and will insert lowercase letters.+This is the preferred mode for entering arbitrary text. It is activated manually using **AL**, or automatically when the user inserts the __double quotes__ ''​%%"​ "​%%''​. In this mode most keys will insert letters, numbers and symbols. The ''​C''​ in the blinking cursor stands for __Capitals__, and will produce capital letters. On the other hand ''​L''​ stands for __Lowercase__, and will insert lowercase letters.
  
 To switch between ''​C''​ and ''​L''​ modes, press the **AL** key once. A second press of **AL** without pressing any other key in between will disable alphanumeric mode, and return to the previous mode. To temporarily alternate between ''​C''​ and ''​L'',​ press **AL<​sup>​hold</​sup>​**,​ and the cursor will change from ''​C''​ to ''​L''​ or vice versa. This change is only temporary while holding **AL** and pressing other keys. When releasing **AL** the mode will revert back. To switch between ''​C''​ and ''​L''​ modes, press the **AL** key once. A second press of **AL** without pressing any other key in between will disable alphanumeric mode, and return to the previous mode. To temporarily alternate between ''​C''​ and ''​L'',​ press **AL<​sup>​hold</​sup>​**,​ and the cursor will change from ''​C''​ to ''​L''​ or vice versa. This change is only temporary while holding **AL** and pressing other keys. When releasing **AL** the mode will revert back.
  
-Alphanumeric mode can also be used temporarily. When in any other mode, press **ALPHA<​sup>​hold</​sup>​** key and the cursor will change to '​C'​ or '​L'​. Without releasing **ALPHA** you can type letters and symbols. Upon releasing **ALPHA**, the editor will return back to the previous mode of operation, ending alphanumeric mode.+Alphanumeric mode can also be used temporarily. When in any other mode, press **AL<​sup>​hold</​sup>​** key and the cursor will change to ''C'' or ''L''. Without releasing **AL** you can type letters and symbols. Upon releasing **AL**, the editor will return back to the previous mode of operation, ending alphanumeric mode.
  
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