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Re: refering to 2nd from last history parameter?

Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in 

> On Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:18:19 +0000
> zzapper <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I don't think it's possible
>> ls !$    last parameter of previous command
>> echo a b c d e f g h
>> I don't think I can grab 'g' without counting left to right
> This isn't actually a question :-).  What are you trying to do?  Are 
I didn't immediately appreciate your alternative solution

########### alt. and alt=
bindkey '\e.' insert-last-word
autoload -Uz copy-earlier-word
zle -N copy-earlier-word
bindkey '\e=' copy-earlier-word

Still think it's a pity that there's no !$-1 , !$-2 etc

BTW if you tab complete
echo !$-1 
I get !3569NVXZhikms1


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