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Re: keybinding for "edit current line with $EDITOR"

Adam Lazur wrote:
> I'm a convert to zsh from bash, and there's only one thing that I've
> been missing: the ability to open $EDITOR to edit the current line of
> input.
> In bash with the vi keybindings enabled it is bound to v... I can't
> find it in the bash keybinding stuff to give a readline function name.

See the function edit-command-line (!) supplied in the Zle directory of
the distribution; it should be installed with 4.0.4.

autoload -U edit-command-line
zle -N edit-command-line
bindkey -M vicmd v edit-command-line

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR Ltd., Science Park, Milton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0WH, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 392070

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