Cursor keys for *NIX

Vance Shipley <>
Tue Nov 26 17:52:33 CET 2002


On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 10:39:06PM +0000, Sean Hinde wrote:
}  Does anyone else actually prefer cursor keys to CTRL-P, N, B, and F?
  
Since the above key bindings mean nothing to me I have never used them.
I'll cast my vote for another set which probably means little to you:

	<CTRL>-H, <CTRL>-J, <CTRL>-K, <CTRL>-L

If we had command line editing in the erlang shell as it works in most
modern Unix shells it would be a wonderful thing.  I use the shell 
very often.

	-Vance

}  I think I can understand the reasons for not putting support into the 
}  UNIX Erlang Shell (every xterm is different) but I think this should be 
}  a well enough understood problem that it would be possible to fix.. R10 
}  maybe??
}  
}  Alternatively does anyone know how to map the cursor keys temporarily 
}  to different bindings?
}  
}  Sean



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