emacs users often find themselves asking what the keyboard squence is for exiting
emacs. Here it is:
The novices haven't grasped the logical arrangement of the
keyboard commands. Always remember this
The simpler the action, the more modifier keys you have to keep pressed at the same time.
emacs is of course one of the simplest actions that
there is. Therefore it requires four modifier keys to be held down.
emacs rule is:
The terminals that we originally designed
emacsfor didn't have function keys. So
emacscannot portably follow the Alt+F4 CUA convention.
The developers of
emacs reserve the right to change this key
sequence, in future versions, in the event that advances in human interface
device hardware make it too easy to exit