Done Reset history search on Esc

May 20, 2008
11,378
98
Syracuse, NY, USA
I think I asked about this a few years ago ... asking again.

If the last three entries in my history are
Code:
echo 1
echo 2
echo 3
and, at an empty command line, I <Up>, <Up> then "echo 2" is on the command line. If I press <Esc> to clear the command line and then press <Up> the command line will show "echo 1".

Is there some value in that behavior? (Seriously, I've never found it useful and often found it annoying.) Can't the starting point of a history search be reset to the end when the command line is cleared?
 
May 20, 2008
11,378
98
Syracuse, NY, USA
(1) You're the only one who's expressed a wish for this, and (2) I prefer it the way it is.

I'm definitely not going to change the default behavior. I'll consider adding an .INI option.
Please consider an option. Is the current behavior desirable in any way? I can't think of a way to capitalize on it.
 
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