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Re: The humble <DEL> and other editing keys
> * ~/.inputrc works. /etc/inputrc doesn't. Why?
Aaaah my cockpit error :::::-) Bash only checks for the existence of the
user's or individuals' readline initialisation file.
> * Is there documentation for this? Specific to Cygwin? Or,
> not necessary due to complete compatibility. Does
> terminfo, play a role, here?
Well I found this out ages ago when I first started playing with bash/unix>
I do have this in my bookmarks that might be of interest:
> * How does one go about writing documentation for Cygwin?
> I'm interested.
Erm...Well just write it! ;-) If you mean you want to write about the
differences between vanilla UNIX and Cygwin then there's quite a bit in the
user's guide and the faq, both are linked on the main cygwin homepage
(<http://www.cygwin.com/>). Otherwise, not too sure. Take a look at the
docs/howto's that come with cygwin packages in the /usr/doc/Cygwin
> * What are the names of the forward and backward word keys
> in 'bash', and how do I set them to <CTRL-right-arrow> and
> <CTRL-left-arrow>. (I have the environment variable,
> 'EDITOR', set to 'TextPad".)
Do you mean you want to perform an action when you do a C+Right-Arrow? That
can be done in the ~/.inputrc file. You should be able to find out more in
that link above.
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