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Old 03-15-2005
ksh: how to make [up arrow] recall command history

I want to get my up arrow key to recall my previous commands in Korn shell.
Anyone help please?

thanks a bunch!

# 2  
Old 03-15-2005
add the following
lines to the bottom of your .kshrc file in your $HOME directory:

set -o emacs
alias __A=$(print '\0020') # ^P = up = previous command
alias __B=$(print '\0016') # ^N = down = next command
alias __C=$(print '\0006') # ^F = right = forward a character
alias __D=$(print '\0002') # ^B = left = back a character
alias __H=$(print '\0001') # ^A = home = beginning of line
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Old 03-15-2005
I like vi as my editor.

can i do this with vi?
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Old 03-15-2005
This doesn't change your editor, it puts ksh into emacs mode. And no you can't do this with ksh in vi mode.

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