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Re: Ctrl-S and Ctrl-Q in rxvt/bash
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: "Paul D. DeRocco" <pderocco at ix dot netcom dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 14:00:46 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Ctrl-S and Ctrl-Q in rxvt/bash
- References: <NEBBKHCFDGIGIJEHDJFCKEFEJLAA.email@example.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 21 Apr 2004, Paul D. DeRocco wrote:
> I'm running bash inside an rxvt window, and Ctrl-S and Ctrl-Q seem to be
> behaving as xoff and xon, making them unusable for line editing. Is there
> anywhere that this can be turned off? I can't find anything in the man pages
> for rxvt or bash.
This is a function of a terminal.
See "man stty" -- in particular, 'stty start ""; stty stop ""'.
> Also, is there any way to get cursor keys to transmit something other than
> an escape sequence? I'd like to use ESC as the kill-entire-line character.
Nope, that, again, is a function of the terminal. However, you should be
able to map a lone ESC character separately from the escape sequences.
See "info readline" and "help bind".
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ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ email@example.com
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