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Re: Screen Corruption when browsing Command History with Custom Prompt


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Screen Corruption when browsing Command History with Custom Prompt
Date: Tue, 09 Sep 2008 09:49:09 -0400
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Ashley Wilson wrote:

Repeat-By:
        
        Set a custom prompt using the PS1 variable as follows:

                PS1="\n\e[0;31m\u: \w\n# \e[m"
        
        Then, browse command history using up/down keys.

As the documentation states, you need to bracket sequences of non-printing
characters in prompt strings with the \[ and \] escape sequences.

Chet

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