This is the official manual for the latest Org-mode release.
Single keystrokes can execute custom commands in an Org file when the cursor is on a headline. Without the extra burden of a meta or modifier key, Speed Keys can speed navigation or execute custom commands. Besides faster navigation, Speed Keys may come in handy on small mobile devices that do not have full keyboards. Speed Keys may also work on TTY devices known for their problems when entering Emacs keychords.
By default, Org has Speed Keys disabled. To activate Speed Keys, configure
org-use-speed-commands. To trigger a Speed Key, the
cursor must be at the beginning of an Org headline, before any of the stars.
Org comes with a pre-defined list of Speed Keys; ? shows currently
active Speed Keys. To add or modify Speed Keys, customize the variable,
org-speed-commands-user. For more details, see the variable's