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Authored by: signals on Jan 24, '03 09:11:37AM

Just FYI, not only is ^[ a Control-[, but it is also an escape. You can insert escapes by hitting Control-V then pressing the escape key while in insert mode in vi.

One minor annoyance with these echo aliases for terminal control is that if you do somehting like "alias" by itself, or "cat .bashrc" each of the aliases executes and the window bounces all over the screen. (At least it does in bash.)


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Authored by: erikh on Jan 07, '05 11:17:07PM

For just this reason, bash has an escape 'escape macro' (how's that for recursion!) in it's overloaded 'echo' as \e. I would be surprised if tcsh doesn't have an equivalent function.

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