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Re: Offset error (when using PS1 with colors and newline)


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Offset error (when using PS1 with colors and newline)
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2007 18:13:34 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

dAniel hAhler <address@hidden> writes:

>         1. Set PS1="\033[01;37m[ \[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\] 
> \033[01;37m]\n\$\033[00m "

You need to bracket _every_ nonprinting sequence of characters with \[\].

Andreas.

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