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Moving forth and back on command line

Whenever I use bindkey to list the command line key bindings I see entries such as

"^[f" forward-word
"^[b" backward-word

Alt-f and Alt-b. But when I try to use those I get characters such as ƒ and .

To use forward and backward word in iTerm you must edit a profile in the iTerm preferences and choose the option 'Left Option acts as +Esc' and 'Right Option acts as +Esc'.

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