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Re: Does zsh have anything like readline's edit-and-execute-command ?

On Wed, May 07, 2008 at 12:25:57AM -0700, Bart Schaefer wrote:
> On May 6,  6:26pm, Robin Lee Powell wrote:
> } 
> } That is, something that loads the line I'm editing into $EDITOR
> } or so, lets me edit it, and then runs it when I'm done?
> The bash behavior of this is IMO rather strange when at the PS2
> prompt. It executes the command immediately and then returns to
> the PS2 prompt with the outer construct still in progress.
> That could be implemented with a shell function widget in zsh, but
> has not been.  Instead zsh has edit-command-line, which puts the
> entire multi-line construct into the editor, but then returns you
> to the PS1 prompt where you have to press enter (accept-line) to
> run the command.
> Look in the manual under User Contributions / ZLE Functions.

Ah.  Silly me for using "man zshzle".  :P  I'll go back to using
"man zshall" all the time, I think.

Thanks!  :)


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