Cursor keys for *NIX

Sean Hinde <>
Tue Nov 26 19:03:09 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.

Exactly my point, there IS command line editing in the Erlang shell! It just
requires use of Emacs keybindings rather than vi/pico/etc bindings.

I sense a commercial support feature request coming on :)

Sean



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