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Re: "more", "ls -l", and column 80 in shell

From: David Combs
Subject: Re: "more", "ls -l", and column 80 in shell
Date: Sun, 25 Jun 2006 00:30:05 +0000 (UTC)

In article <>,
Peter Dyballa  <Peter_Dyballa@Web.DE> wrote:
>Am 16.06.2006 um 16:42 schrieb RjjdBae:
>> I use "more" in the shell window because I use the shell window, and I
>> want to pause output conveniently.
>Learn to use isearch! In Emacs you can scroll up and down, what not  
>every terminal emulation allows. It's inappropriate using more in an  
>Emacs shell.
>> The first time I heard of eshell and term is today!  I tried each:
>> eshell exits when I execute a script that contains an "exit".  term
>> doesn't pass ^H to emacs.  And eshell didn't get my .cshrc right; some
>> commands didn't work, e.g. "set".
>Add some if's to .cshrc! This way your eshell can bypass codes that  
>only makes sense in an xterm or such.

Examples?  (eg from your .cshrc?)   THANKS

>There is some way to bind the backspace key to the delete-backward- 
>char function. I do not know by heart how to.
>The value of cwd can get lost, I know, this happens to me, too. Do  
>you set some cdpath? Do you have directories with non-ASCII  
>components in the name? SPACE should work. I think when cwd gets lost  
>it has to do with incorrect customisation, but I never tracked this  
>down, I either killed the *shell* buffer and created a new one or re- 
>launched whole GNU Emacs. With session or desktop the old layout  
>buffers are restored ...

How about a simple "M-x dirs" -- seems to re-sync *shell*
to know where it *really* is.  Works for me.



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