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Re: newline in terminal??


On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Simon Law wrote:

> On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Rohan Deshpande wrote:
> > Hey again,
> > 
> > 
> > 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.


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