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Old 07-19-2019, 08:38 AM   #1
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Eterm:inputrc:ctr arrow keys how to set them for Eterm, that really old terminal..


this is what I got in my inputrc, and when I use Eterm (which I do) it does not skip between words on the terminal using the ctr+arrow keys, it just sticks and does not even move at all.

So I am hoping someone knows that magic little combo to put into the inputrc to get that working, as google is giving nothing that works.


Code:
[userx@arcomeo ~]$ cat /etc/inputrc
# /etc/inputrc
# This file configures keyboard input for programs using readline.
# See "man 3 readline" for more examples.

# Configure the system bell.  Options are none, visible, and audible.
#set bell-style none

# Enable 8 bit input.
set meta-flag On
set input-meta On
set convert-meta Off
set output-meta On

# Set various nice escape sequences:
"\eOd": backward-word
"\eOc": forward-word

# for linux console
"\e[1~": beginning-of-line
"\e[4~": end-of-line
"\e[5~": beginning-of-history
"\e[6~": end-of-history
"\e[3~": delete-char
"\e[2~": quoted-insert

# for xterm
"\eOH": beginning-of-line
"\eOF": end-of-line

# for freebsd console
"\e[H": beginning-of-line
"\e[F": end-of-line

"\e[3~": delete-char
# this is actually equivalent to "\C-?": delete-char
# VT
"\e[1~": beginning-of-line
"\e[4~": end-of-line
# kvt
"\e[H":beginning-of-line
"\e[F":end-of-line
# rxvt and konsole (i.e. the KDE-app...)
"\e[7~":beginning-of-line
"\e[8~":end-of-line
## enable Alt-arrows 
"\e[1;5D": backward-word
"\eOd": backward-word
"\e[1;5C": forward-word
"\eOc": forward-word
in home dir .inputrc
Code:
 
[userx@arcomeo ~]$ cat .inputrc
"\e[1;5C": forward-word
"\e[1;5D": backward-word
"\e[5C": forward-word
"\e[5D": backward-word
"\e\e[C": forward-word
"\e\e[D": backward-word

    
##### VIM-VI
set editing-mode vi
$if mode=vi
set keymap vi-command
# these are for vi-command mode
"\e[A": history-search-backward
"\e[B": history-search-forward
j: history-search-forward
k: history-search-backward
set keymap vi-insert
# these are for vi-insert mode
"\e[A": history-search-backward
"\e[B": history-search-forward
$endif
I just added that VI in there as I came across it while searching for my Eterm fix.

Last edited by BW-userx; 07-19-2019 at 08:42 AM.
 
Old 07-19-2019, 06:03 PM   #2
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I thought Eterm got replaced by another emulator (terminology?). I know I had some issues with Eterm when that transition happened. I liked the transparency built into Eterm. Although terminology has issues to, like capping your font size to 45px/pt. I've got a few bitmap fonts that I generate at 3x's their original size that exceed that limit. They work well on youtube videos where 1080p is scaled to 360p, so 3px becomes 1px on the scaled version. Resulting in a still readable terminal in the videos. Just not an option to use terminology for that usage. Otherwise I like enlightenment. I did a strange SuSE 6.1 install that themed enlightenment with a sick design back around 2002. With the gnome foot logo and stuff, so I didn't realize it was enlightenment for a while.
 
Old 07-19-2019, 06:10 PM   #3
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I thought Eterm got replaced by another emulator (terminology?). I know I had some issues with Eterm when that transition happened. I liked the transparency built into Eterm. Although terminology has issues to, like capping your font size to 45px/pt. I've got a few bitmap fonts that I generate at 3x's their original size that exceed that limit. They work well on youtube videos where 1080p is scaled to 360p, so 3px becomes 1px on the scaled version. Resulting in a still readable terminal in the videos. Just not an option to use terminology for that usage. Otherwise I like enlightenment. I did a strange SuSE 6.1 install that themed enlightenment with a sick design back around 2002. With the gnome foot logo and stuff, so I didn't realize it was enlightenment for a while.
yeah I am using the old e16 version before they did that complete overhaul to make it look like it does now. I'm using Eterm, along with other terminals, where this Eterm, the old one does not even work in the newer version of E.

I use so many different terminals, I can't remember if Eterm ctrl+arrow worked before, or not. Eterm works in all of my desktop I switch to as well.
 
  


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