Shell Navigation

Simon Brunning simon at
Thu Mar 2 12:38:14 CET 2006

On 3/2/06, William Meyer <wmmeyer at> wrote:
> I am having trouble with the python interactive shell. The arrow keys render as
> ^[[D, ^[[A, etc making line editing impossible. The arrow keys (and function
> keys) work fine in bash, but in the python shell they are printed. Any ideas
> what is going on?

Sounds like a readline problem. Your OS? How did you install Python?

Simon B,
simon at,

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