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Old 08-01-2001
Question History Command


I am using ksh shell, and I am unable to use the command !n (where n is the number in the history list).

Please help me...

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Old 08-01-2001
With ksh, I think you should use 'r' instead of '!'.
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Old 08-01-2001
In KSH you normally set your command line editor to VI and then use VI commands to see the history, search the history buffer, etc. This is very powerful because you can use command line pattern matches.

i.e. set -o vi


export EDITOR=vi

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