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Old 10-30-2009
How to invoke ESC+K

How to invoke ESC+K to get recent commands in Korn Shell.
In some of the unix machine ESC+K is available and in some machines, it does not work. All of the machines that I work have Korn shell.
# 2  
Old 10-30-2009
Hi.

Using
Code:
set -o vi

usually does it for me.
# 3  
Old 10-30-2009
Very quick reply. Thx Scottn.

and also one more question. How to press ESC twice and get the full file name at shell prompt.
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Old 10-30-2009
I don't know Smilie

The (normal) ksh way would be ESC then backslash (\)
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Old 10-30-2009
Probably you are right, Scottn. It worked. Its been more than a year that I touched Unix. Just brushing my skills again. Thank you very much
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Old 10-30-2009
I just did:

Code:
set -o emacs

and the double escape thing worked... but not the escape-k!

Just read the man page, and emacs is the default, so that was a fat lot of help!

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