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Re: [vox-tech] readline questions (in bash)
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Re: [vox-tech] readline questions (in bash)

On Fri, Jun 13, 2003 at 08:28:07AM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
> 2. Isn't cut and paste (kill/yank) supposed to keep a list of commands, that
> I can scroll through?  When I use it, it only saves the last command I
> killed

How are you attempting to "scroll"? Usually, you use C-Y to yank, and
then if that's not the yank you wanted, you loop through 'em with M(eta)-Y.

> 3. If I up/down arrow I scroll thru my commands.  But when I try to use C-r
> or C-s I don't see all the commands in my history.  Is there another way to
> search thru and execute a command in the history (ideally it would
> autocomplete and scroll (like vim does when you want to read in a file))

Well, there is the "!" escape. Look it up in bash(1).

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