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bind -x '"\C-j": backward-kill-word'

says,

backward-kill-word: command not found

As mikeserv quoted here, i am able to do backward-kill-word using Ctrl-w. However this is the same key i use in emacs for select/cut text, causing confusion.

I am trying to bind backward-kill-word to a different key sequence, C-j and got this error command not found.

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bind -x

expects a shell command. Just do

bind '"\C-j": backward-kill-word'

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