[Pythonmac-SIG] UpArrow for previous command

Michael Barber mjb at uma.pt
Mon Jan 30 14:53:23 CET 2006


You need to install "readline". You can get it at <http:// 

Hope that helps,

On Jan 30, 2006, at 12:18 PM, George Wright wrote:

> On my old imac when working interactively with python in 'Terminal' I
> could get previous commands by hitting up arrow (or down arrow). I
> can't remember how I set that up and I have been unable to get the
> same feature on my newer iMac g5. Have searched message archives
> without success. Hitting uparrow just prints ^[[A which makes a mess
> you have to delete.
> Would appreciate some help.
> George Wright
> http://users.bigpond.net.au/George.Wright/
> http://www.labyrinth.net.au/~gwright
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