[erlang-questions] A better shell.

YourSurrogateGod <>
Tue Sep 16 13:05:41 CEST 2008


Thanks for your suggestions Ahmed and Francesca. I looked around in my
home directory (Ubuntu 8.04 is my OS) to look for something that might
stick out as a config file to mess with... no luck.

On Sep 16, 6:33 am, Francesca Gangemi <
consulting.com> wrote:
> Hi,
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> Ahmed Ali wrote:
> > Hi,
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> > Eralng shell uses some Emacs commands for editing code. I'm not sure
> > if all of these work in Windows shell, but it works in linux.
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> > Ctrl-A: takes you to the beginning of the line
> > Ctrl-E: takes you to the end of the line
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> > And while we're at it,
> > Alt-F: takes you 1 word forward
> > Alt-B: takes you 1 word backwords
> > Alt-D: deletes 1 word forwards
> > Alt-<Backspace>: deletes 1 word backwords
> > Ctrl-K: Deletes everything until the end of the line
>
> The last three commands are a "cut" rather than "delete".
> You can then copy it by typing Ctrl-y
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> Kind regards
> Francesca
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