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authorChristoph Lohmann <20h@r-36.net>2013-01-18 19:22:11 +0100
committerChristoph Lohmann <20h@r-36.net>2013-01-18 19:22:11 +0100
commit3ce96aea8af566c88ed1e076d270b4d1abcf6e96 (patch)
tree0757956383c90ce4cbf93d1c89bb0fe0ea612bdd /FAQ
parented90afb743911b7b95dc2bf36b65076532779269 (diff)
Adding the FAQ entry for zsh.
Thanks Roberto E. Vargas Caballero! You were committing this patch against the wrong version of the FAQ, so I had to rewrite it.
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@@ -56,13 +56,13 @@ sequences.
But buggy applications like bash and irssi for example don't do this. A fast
solution for them is to use the following command:
- $ echo ^[?1h^[= >/dev/tty
+ $ printf "\033?1h\033=" >/dev/tty
$ echo $(tput smkx) >/dev/tty
-In the case of bash it is using readline, which has a different not in its
+In the case of bash readline is used. Readline has a different note in its
+manpage about this issue:
enable-keypad (Off)
When set to On, readline will try to enable the
@@ -71,5 +71,25 @@ manpage:
Adding this option to your .inputrc will fix the keypad problem for all
applications using readline.
+If you are using zsh, then read the zsh FAQ
+ It should be noted that the O / [ confusion can occur with other keys
+ such as Home and End. Some systems let you query the key sequences
+ sent by these keys from the system's terminal database, terminfo.
+ Unfortunately, the key sequences given there typically apply to the
+ mode that is not the one zsh uses by default (it's the "application"
+ mode rather than the "raw" mode). Explaining the use of terminfo is
+ outside of the scope of this FAQ, but if you wish to use the key
+ sequences given there you can tell the line editor to turn on
+ "application" mode when it starts and turn it off when it stops:
+ function zle-line-init () { echoti smkx }
+ function zle-line-finish () { echoti rmkx }
+ zle -N zle-line-init
+ zle -N zle-line-finish
+Putting these lines into your .zshrc will fix the problems.