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Example:

C-n  - next question
C-p  - previous question
C-s  - search for question

Probably over the top, but I thought I'd ask. :)

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    It is [feature-request], not [discussion]. – nicael Oct 10 '14 at 11:42
  • Just wanted to test the waters on this zany idea before I requested it. – Tim Stewart Oct 10 '14 at 12:42
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    What about evil-mode users :) ? – Vamsi Oct 14 '14 at 22:30
  • I'm intrigued by this idea, and curious as to what other actions you might envision... Note that we do have keyboard commands, though the default bindings are probably not to your liking. – Shog9 Oct 15 '14 at 0:13
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    Conkerer (conkeror.org) is a pretty cool mozilla plugin that gives you Emacs bindings. But my most egregious oversight is that with Emacs 24.4 and eww Emacs users get Emacs bindings out of the box. ;) – Tim Stewart Oct 16 '14 at 15:54
  • Shameless plug: stackapps.com/q/3950/11299 – Sean Allred Nov 4 '14 at 3:18
  • @Vamsi: They can go straight back to the pit that spawned them. :-) (I say as I wish I could use evil-mode instead of viper, but company policy prohibits installing non-approved GPL code). Though I do use vi emulation in emacs sometimes, I still know how to run emacs without it. – Trebor Rude Sep 1 '15 at 11:59
  • I'd like emacs bindings in text boxes: Ctrl-A for beginning-of-line, Ctrl-E for end-of-line, etc. – Trebor Rude Sep 1 '15 at 12:01
  • Just discovered the firemacs plugin for Firefox. Now I've got emacs bindings in text boxes. Sweet! – Trebor Rude Sep 1 '15 at 12:10
  • @TreborRude you can also simply switch to OS X, and then you get Emacs keybindings in every text field across the whole OS! – porglezomp Nov 17 '15 at 0:22
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I think an official Greasemonkey or Keysnail script with this sort of functionality would be a great idea.

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    +1, that really sounds like something that would be best done client-side and tweakable by each user. – T. Verron Oct 15 '14 at 9:17
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Clever idea but would likely just be very intrusive. I would imagine that many other users are like myself and already have C-n and other bindings being used on the OS or browser level.

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    It doesn't need to be activated by default. – T. Verron Oct 15 '14 at 9:17

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