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Re: How to scroll to end of command line history



On 5/19/09, Bryn M. Reeves <bmr redhat com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 19:24 +0200, Andras Simon wrote:
>> On 5/19/09, Bryn M. Reeves <bmr redhat com> wrote:
>>
>> > Page down works for me if I'm understanding what you want correctly (it
>> > takes me down to a blank command line s.t. hitting "up arrow" again will
>> > take me to the last line of history).
>>
>> I think that page down should only if you're less than a page back in
>> history.
>
> That's not the case - by default on Fedora the Page Down key is bound to
> the Readline end-of-history command (same as M->).
>
> You can confirm this with the readline dump-functions command:
>     end-of-history can be found on "\e>", "\e[6~"
>
> This is set in the default /etc/inputrc provided by the Fedora setup RPM
> ("\e[6~" is Page Down, "\e[5~" is Page Up).
>
> What is "a page back" in history anyway? My current terminal height?
> Doesn't seem very useful..

You're right on both counts (PgDn works and actual page back would't
make much sense).  Sorry for the noise!

Andras


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