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Posted By Atama
Interesting, is there a man page or some other...
Interesting, is there a man page or some other place that you know of that I can read about that more in depth.

Thanks.
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Posted By Atama
VI Macro Problem
I'm having a problem with a macro i put in my .exrc file.

Here's what I put: map #I ^[

^ [ is control-v and the escape key.

It places a # a the beginning of a line by simply hitting the #...
13,474
Posted By Atama
I got it. putting "stty erase ^H" in my...
I got it.

putting "stty erase ^H" in my profile does the trick.

Thanks!
13,474
Posted By Atama
No, that doesn't change it. The problem only...
No, that doesn't change it. The problem only occurs within a the Perl script. At leas that's the only time I've seen it.
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Posted By Atama
Backspace Not Working in Script
Hello,

I've written a Perl script that prompts for asnwers to questons. At those prompts, the backspace key shows up as ^H^H.

I would like the users to have the ablility to use the backspace...
1,961
Posted By Atama
Two Files Created For Every One?
Hello,

my linux box is, for some reason, creating two files when I creat one. For example, if I create a file via the VI editor called TestFile, the box will create:

TestFile
TestFile~
...
11,471
Posted By Atama
Got it. Thanks!
Got it. Thanks!
11,471
Posted By Atama
Ok, I found the your post and I'm able to see the...
Ok, I found the your post and I'm able to see the bold text and the affect I'm looking for when I do echo ^[[1mhello^[[0m on the command line.

But how can I do that in a file? I mean when I...
11,471
Posted By Atama
Bold Text?
Hello,

On the linux box I use at work, the directories are bold type to distinguish them.

Is there a way to make certain words in a text file bold?


Thanks!
6,700
Posted By Atama
I take that back. This is what you to do: ...
I take that back. This is what you to do:

:%s/\/dir1\/dir2\/image.gif/<new file>
6,700
Posted By Atama
If this is all in a single file then go into vi...
If this is all in a single file then go into vi and do the following:

:%s/dir1/dir2/image.gif/<new path>
60,898
Posted By Atama
Thanks!
Thanks!
60,898
Posted By Atama
Thanks, that worked. OK, I'm back to normal,...
Thanks, that worked.

OK, I'm back to normal, but still baffled by an original problem I had. I'm trying to run a script out of my /home/atama/bin directory. When I type the scripts name (test)...
60,898
Posted By Atama
Uh Oh, I've really done it this time. That Path...
Uh Oh, I've really done it this time. That Path statement is supposed to read: PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin. I left out the $PATH portion. What that means is, my home directoy cannot locate any of the...
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Posted By Atama
Isn't there a way to make the change take affect...
Isn't there a way to make the change take affect immediatley in the Bash Shell like the "source" command under the C Shell environment.

Thanks!
60,898
Posted By Atama
Editing $PATH in .bash_profile
Hello,

I'm trying to add my bin directory to my path by editing the .bash_profile. I'm adding the following:

PATH=$HOME/bin

But then when I type in "echo $PATH" my bin directory is not...
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