[erlang-questions] [Erlang-Q] What does Ctrl+G do for the Eshell?

Ahmed Omar <>
Mon Oct 3 09:51:30 CEST 2011


Hi Barco,
I also recommend to check out
http://learnyousomeerlang.com/starting-out

On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 9:31 AM, CGS <> wrote:

> Try q instead of q(). You may also want to try h.
>
> Cheers,
> CGS
>
>
>
> On 10/03/2011 09:28 AM, Barco You wrote:
>
>> Hello Erlangers,
>>
>> When starting a erl shell, we will see a printout as:
>> Eshell V5.8.4  (abort with ^G)
>>
>>
>> then, I tried to press Ctrl+G and got:
>> User switch command
>>  -->  ls
>> Unknown command
>>  -->  q().
>> Unknown command
>>  -->
>>
>> I can do nothing with the prompt "-->". How to quit from it? and
>> what's "Ctrl+G" used for?
>>
>>
>> Thank you!
>> Barco
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