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bug #41544: command window could support PgUp/PgDown to look around buffer

Submitted by:  Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Submitted on:  Tue Feb 11 02:44:33 2014  
 
Category: GUISeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Feature Request
Status: ConfirmedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: devOperating System: Microsoft Windows

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Tue Feb 10 18:26:21 2015, comment #3:

Just re-tested before the 4.0 release. This works fine in Linux, and fails in Windows where the SHift+PgUP key produces a '~' character.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Tue Feb 11 13:53:23 2014, comment #2:

shift+pgup/down also unresponsive...

Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>
Tue Feb 11 05:57:09 2014, comment #1:

Could be specific to the Windows terminal. The appropriate keybindings should be Shift+PageUp and Shift+PageDown, can you try those to make sure they do nothing in the Windows command window? In Linux, these scroll backward and forward by about half the screen height.

PageUp and PageDown by themselves are or should be readline-bindable key sequences, typically bound to "beginning-of-history" and "end-of-history".

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Tue Feb 11 02:44:33 2014, original submission:

likely Windows-specific...

Felipe G. Nievinski <fgnievinski>

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Tue Feb 10 18:26:21 2015rik5StatusNeed Info=>Confirmed
      Release3.8.0=>dev
      Operating SystemAny=>Microsoft Windows
    Wed Jul 2 00:56:43 2014lostbardDependencies-=>bugs #42660 is dependent
    Tue Feb 11 05:57:09 2014mtmillerStatusNone=>Need Info

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