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Old 05-16-2006
Command similar to doskey

Hello all,

I need a help in unix. is there any command in unix similar to doskey in MS Dos. It taked pain to enter the big command again and again.. the up and down arrows do not bring the previous commands on the prompt. so pls let me know if there is any command to enable the doskey kind of mode in unix.
thanks in advance.
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Old 05-16-2006
Most shells have a recall function. Setting it up depneds on the shell.

What shell are you using - ksh, bash,....?
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Old 05-16-2006
i am working in a ksh ... when i change it to bash, i am able to look into the previous commands using the arrow keys... but not using the ksh..
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Old 05-16-2006
While holding down the escape key, depress the K button. Each successive K button press goes back one in the recall buffer.
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Old 05-16-2006
thanks...it is working...
 
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