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Re: bindkey vi esc / k - beginning of line hatred

Frank Terbeck wrote:
> Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>:
>> On Thu, 23 Oct 2008 07:55:15 +0200 (CEST)
>> "Jerry Rocteur" <macosx@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> 2) When I hit esc / xyz to search through my history for
>>>>> soemthing, nothing is echoed to the screen.> > > 
>>> Nope, when I hit esc nothing happens, I start typing nothing happens, I
>>> hit return and zsh searches my history for what I typed in the blind.
>> This sounds like a bug, but I haven't heard of it before.
> If 'singlelinezle' is set, the user won't get that sort of feedback.

Ah, now that might be possible --- this would make the shell look (a
bit) more like ksh and you might naively think it was therefore useful
to set.  But it isn't, it's just to get around terminal weirdness
(e.g. a very small terminal); it's not designed as an alternative
fully-functional mode.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
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