Emacs: Show Cursor Position
Show Cursor Column Number
column-number-mode → show line number and cursor column position in mode line (aka status bar), like this:
(166,3). The first
is line number, the second is position from the beginning of line.
To always have it on, put the following code in your emacs init file.
;; show cursor position within line (column-number-mode 1)
ruler-mode → display a ruler at top of current window.
Cursor Position in Buffer
describe-char → show the current cursor position.
In a buffer, the left of first character has position 0.
Jump to a Cursor Position
goto-char → move cursor to a given position.