11.5 My Favorite Is ^^
Well, maybe it's not my favorite, but it's probably the history substitution I use most often. It's especially handy if you have fumble-fingers on a strange keyboard:
Obviously, this doesn't save much typing for a short command, but it can sure be
handy with a long one.
I also use
The point is sometimes not to save typing, but to save the effort of remembering. For example, I want to print the file I looked at earlier, but don't remember the exact name...
[My keyboard can repeat characters when I'm not expecting it.
I use a single
You could type