Most Useful Cisco IOS commands

While there are several IOS cmd shortcuts available, below is a list of the most useful ones that could improve one's experience in a command line utility, maybe even help pass a Cisco Exam.

Tab - Command auto complete, example conf t = configure terminal
Ctrl + A - Moves the cursor to the beginning of the line
Ctrl+E - Moves the cursor to the end of the line
Ctrl+W - Delete the word to the left of the cursor
Ctrl+U - Delete the whole line
Ctrl+Z - Apply the command line and exit from config mode - will return to EXEC mode
Ctrl+Shift+6 (X) - Ctrl-Shift-6 is one action, it switches between remote sessions Ctrl+Shift+6 then hit X goes back a remote session