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Re: need some readline tricks

On Wednesday 18 December 2002 11:22, Chun Kit Edwin Lau wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 	I am looking for a readline trick.  Say for example, when I
> type an "s" and a arrow key at the prompt, I should be able to scroll
> last command that begins with an "s".  Is it achievable in realine?

Short answer: Yes.
Your question is not complete though.
If you mean readline in bash, you can add

"\M-[A": history-search-backward

to your .inputrc.
A newly started bash should then handle CURSOR-UP the way you like.

HTH, Michael

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