Re: [ROOT] Command line editing

From: Jiri Masik (
Date: Fri Feb 06 2004 - 10:16:33 MET

matej batic <> writes:

> Command line editing in Root resembles the emacs-style, or at least it
> is supposed to. I would like to use emacs shortcuts like
> Ctrl+Left/Right keys to move to beginning / end of a word. But all it
> does is it prints some characters.  Could somebody tell me if it is
> possible to make it work?

Hi Matej,

it should work if you use Esc-f and Esc-b. Esc-Backspace and Esc-d are
used to kill a word, C-y to yank - the same as in Emacs. Other
keybindings can be found/implemented in clib/src/Getline.c 


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