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3 Keys Used in ERC

This is a summary of keystrokes available in every ERC buffer.

C-a or <home> (erc-bol)
Go to beginning of line or end of prompt.
<RET> (erc-send-current-line)
Send the current line
<TAB> (erc-complete-word)
If at prompt, complete the current word. Otherwise, move to the next link or button.
M-<TAB> (ispell-complete-word)
Complete the given word, using ispell.
C-c C-a (erc-bol)
Go to beginning of line or end of prompt.
C-c C-b (erc-iswitchb)
Use iswitchb-read-buffer to prompt for a ERC buffer to switch to.
C-c C-c (erc-toggle-interpret-controls)
Toggle interpretation of control sequences in messages.
C-c C-d (erc-input-action)
Interactively input a user action and send it to IRC.
C-c C-e (erc-toggle-ctcp-autoresponse)
Toggle automatic CTCP replies (like VERSION and PING).
C-c C-f (erc-toggle-flood-control)
Toggle use of flood control on sent messages.
C-c <TAB> (erc-invite-only-mode)
Turn on the invite only mode (+i) for the current channel.
C-c C-j (erc-join-channel)
Join channel. If point is at the beginning of a channel name, use that as default.
C-c C-k (erc-go-to-log-matches-buffer)
Interactively open an erc-log-matches buffer
C-c C-l (erc-save-buffer-in-logs)
Append buffer contents to the log file, if logging is enabled.
C-c C-n (erc-channel-names)
Run "/names #channel" in the current channel.
C-c C-o (erc-get-channel-mode-from-keypress)
Read a key sequence and call the corresponding channel mode function. After doing C-c C-o, type in a channel mode letter.

C-g means quit. RET lets you type more than one mode at a time. If l is pressed, erc-set-channel-limit gets called. If k is pressed, erc-set-channel-key gets called. Anything else will be sent to erc-toggle-channel-mode.

C-c C-p (erc-part-from-channel)
Part from the current channel and prompt for a reason.
C-c C-q (erc-quit-server)
Disconnect from current server after prompting for reason.
C-c C-r (erc-remove-text-properties-region)
Clears the region (start,end) in object from all colors, etc.
C-c C-t (erc-set-topic)
Prompt for a topic for the current channel.
C-c C-u (erc-kill-input)
Kill current input line using erc-bol followed by kill-line.