For example: "\e[1;5C" "\e[Z" "\e-1\C-i" I only know bits and pieces, like \e stands for escape and C- for Ctrl, but what are these numbers (1) and letters (Z)? What are the ;, [ and - signs for? ...
When you delete characters on the command line using readline commands (e.g. Ctrl-U, you can paste using Ctrl-y, but where does it get stored? It does not seem to use X11 clipboard at all.
I'd like to have the same keyboard shortcuts in all the terminals I use. Since they don't have the same *nix on them, and since terminals can be very different, I'm looking for a reasonably portable ...
It would be very useful to have a user-friendly way to get an overview of the currently defined keyboard shortcuts. In other words, given the /etc/inputrc lines "\e[A": history-search-backward ...
This question really started from here. I would like to know why different terminals like rxvt and xterm use different values when mapping key combinations? Whilst I am in rxvt or xterm how can I find ...
I somehow managed to get my freetalk into vi-mode. I'm just unsure how I did it (if I restart freetalk I get an emacs-mode). Anyone an idea?