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I'd like to break the following headline into two headlines, where is my text cursor:

* An item‸Another item

I can hit M-RET or C-RET, but that will just produce

* An item Another item
* ‸

To end up with the following, what shortcut can I use?

* An item
*‸Another item

Edit: RET C-RET produces

* An item
  Another item
* ‸
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  • How about just hitting the return key and typing an asterisk, and maybe hitting the space bar one time thereafter? No need for fancy keyboard shortcuts ...
    – lawlist
    May 13 at 20:30
  • @lawlist this becomes inconvenient when I'm a few levels deep. I'm using org-superstar-mode, so I never quite know how many asterisks I need to type before hitting the space bar. (Alternatively, I could do asterisk-space and then indent until I'm at the previous level, which is just as annoying.)
    – sk29910
    May 13 at 20:35
  • How about RET C-RET?
    – NickD
    May 13 at 20:41
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    Try setting org-insert-heading-respect-content to nil. Then press M-RET (org-meta-return) and see if it works.
    – jagrg
    May 13 at 23:21
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    Should we change line to headline in the title? WDYT @NickD?
    – jagrg
    May 15 at 20:49

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Try setting org-insert-heading-respect-content to nil. Then press M-RET (org-meta-return).

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