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Jim Van Zandt
Thu, 19 Oct 1995 07:45:42 -0400
:Jerry Lynch <address@hidden> wrote:
:: Does octave offer any "history-search-backward" or
:: "history-search-forward"? In "tcsh", these are listed in the man pages
:: as " EMACS Multi-character and 8 bit bindings " and appear as:
:: "^[N" or "M-N" -> history-search-forward
:: "^[P" or "M-P" -> history-search-backward
:: So that if I start to type a command, typing meta-p after typing the
:: first few letters will search backward in the history to the most recent
:: command that also began with those letters.
:: Is this possible in octave?
:This will work in the next release. You will also be able to bind
:these functions to other keys in your ~/.inputrc file.
I can already use ^R to start an incremental search backwards. I
don't see offhand how to do incremental searches forwards. (The emacs
command is ^S, which octave (really readline) interprets as a flow
- Jim Van Zandt