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Re: [Bug-readline] [Help-bash] Reverse Scrolling in BASH

From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] [Help-bash] Reverse Scrolling in BASH
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:12:00 -0500
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On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 11:48:59AM -0800, Andrew Dixon wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been thinking lately that it would be really cool if bash scrolled up
> instead of down. When I'm working on my laptop, I want to be looking at the
> top of the screen instead of the bottom. So, I'm trying to hack this
> feature into bash and I was wondering if anyone can point me in the right
> direction.

You are confusing bash with the terminal.  Bash simply writes characters
to a terminal device.  The terminal emulator (or the terminal hardware
if you're old school) is what actually knows about "up" and "down" and
so on.

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