The simplest way to move the caret is to click the mouse at the desired location in the text area. The caret can also be moved using the keyboard.
DOWN keys move the caret in the
respective direction, and the
PAGE_DOWN keys move the caret up and down one
When pressed once, the
HOME key moves the caret
to the first non-whitespace character of the current screen line.
Pressing it a second time moves the caret to the beginning of the
current buffer line. Pressing it a third time moves the caret to the
first visible line.
END key behaves in a similar manner, going to
the last non-whitespace character of the current screen line, the end of
the current buffer line, and finally to the last visible line.
If soft wrap is disabled, a “screen line” is the same as a “buffer line”. If soft wrap is enabled, a screen line is a section of a newline-delimited buffer line that fits within the wrap margin width. See the section called “Wrapping Long Lines”.
C+END move the caret
to the beginning and end of the buffer, respectively.