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In Midnight Commander, how to quickly set the right panel to the same directory as the left panel (and vice versa)?

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Newer versions of Midnight Commander use Alt-o (also ESC followed by o) to do this.

Older versions used Alt-o for doing a change directory to the currently highlighted directory, so it will depend on which build you are using.

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    Version 4.8.3 (at least) now uses Alt-i to switch the other panel to the same folder as the current panel. See man mc for more. – SabreWolfy Aug 13 '12 at 18:27
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AltO opens the directory your cursor is on.

AltI opens the active panel's directory on the other panel.

Tested on MC 4.7

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For me in iTerm2 the Esc i (First press esc and after press i not in the same time) is working well on my mac,

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For os x terminal:

Press ⌘ command+⌥ option+o, you will see 'Option is Meta'.

Now ⌘ command+i works.

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