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Command Line Editing
The interactive text interface in OOF uses version 1.11 of the editline library by Simmule Turner and Rich Salz. Here are the relevant parts of its manual:
A program that uses this library provides a simple emacs-like editing interface to its users. A line may be edited before it is sent to the calling program by typing either control characters or escape sequences. A control character, shown as a caret followed by a letter, is typed by holding down the ``control'' key while the letter is typed. For example, ``^A'' is a control-A. An escape sequence is entered by typing the ``escape'' key followed by one or more characters. The escape key is abbreviated as ``ESC''. Note that unlike control keys, case matters in escape sequences; ``ESC F'' is not the same as ``ESC f''.
An editing command may be typed anywhere on the line, not just at the beginning. In addition, a return may also be typed anywhere on the line, not just at the end.
Most editing commands may be given a repeat count, , where is a number. To enter a repeat count, type the escape key, the number, and then the command to execute. For example, ``ESC 4 ^f'' moves forward four characters. If a command may be given a repeat count then the text ``[n]'' is given at the end of its description.
The following control characters are accepted:
^A Move to the beginning of the line ^B Move left (backwards) [n] ^D Delete character [n] ^E Move to end of line ^F Move right (forwards) [n] ^G Ring the bell ^H Delete character before cursor (backspace key) [n] ^J Done with line (return key) ^K Kill to end of line (or column [n]) ^L Redisplay line ^M Done with line (alternate return key) ^N Get next line from history [n] ^P Get previous line from history [n] ^R Search backward (forward if [n]) through history for text; prefixing the string with a caret (^) forces it to match only at the beginning of a history line ^T Transpose characters ^V Insert next character, even if it is an edit command ^W Wipe to the mark ^X^X Exchange current location and mark ^Y Yank back last killed text ^[ Start an escape sequence (escape key) ^]c Move forward to next character ``c'' ^? Delete character before cursor (delete key) [n]
The following escape sequences are provided.
ESC ^H Delete previous word (backspace key) [n] ESC DEL Delete previous word (delete key) [n] ESC SP Set the mark (space key); see ^X^X and ^Y above ESC . Get the last (or [n]'th) word from previous line ESC ? Show possible completions; see below ESC < Move to start of history ESC > Move to end of history ESC b Move backward a word [n] ESC d Delete word under cursor [n] ESC f Move forward a word [n] ESC l Make word lowercase [n] ESC m Toggle if 8 bit chars display as themselves or with an ``M\-'' prefix ESC u Make word uppercase [n] ESC y Yank back last killed text ESC w Make area up to mark yankable ESC nn Set repeat count to the number nn ESC C Read from environment variable ``_C_'', where C is an uppercase letter
BUGS AND LIMITATIONS
Cannot handle lines more than 80 columns.
Simmule R. Turner uunet.uu.net!capitol!sysgo!simmy and Rich Salz firstname.lastname@example.org. Original manual page by DaviD W. Sanderson email@example.com.
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