Re: newline in terminal??
On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Simon Law wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Rohan Deshpande wrote:
> > Hey again,
> > ASDF JLK;
> > This bug is really annoying me. I use the terminal just like everyone
> > else and having my text be rewritten over as I type is just plain
> > annoying. Anyone discovered a solution yet?
> I've got a question for you. Is your prompt set to use
> non-printing characters (like ANSI escape codes for colours?) If so,
> your shell may be confused about the number of characters you actually
> have on a line. If so, you will want to escape your non-printing
> characters by surrounding them with \[ and \].
How do I know if my prompt is set up that way? I use the 'out of the box'
version of woody.