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I'm trying to setup a multiple line PS1, for zsh, but \n doesn't was parsed by zsh,

PS1="%~\n %> "

How should I set it up?

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secondline "


PS1=$'Hi Joe,\nwhat now?%# '

Taken from FAQ, item 3.13

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Use $'\n'

For example,

PROMPT="firstline"$'\n'"secondline "


PROMPT="firstline${NEWLINE}secondline "
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Worked just like I needed it too. – Justin May 12 '15 at 17:09
using NEWLINE makes it a lot easier to edit the prompt – cmcginty Dec 12 '15 at 3:20
What's the difference between PS1 and PROMPT variable? – Didier A. Feb 26 at 2:26

Like this (I know, looks awkward):

 %> "
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