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Re: [SLUG] diffstat, Ctrl-R, pushd/popd

At Wed, 9 Feb 2005 09:42:31 +1100, Ben Leslie wrote:
> 1/ Ctrl-R history searching
> When using the shell you pretty quickly work out that pressing up will search
> backwards through you history, however it tooks me ages to find out that  you
> could search backs through the history by typing Ctrl-R and a search string.

One of my favourite is M-.  (thats alt or maybe windows key and

That will cycle through the last word on the last commands.

(Of course zsh has all sorts of exciting keys, but I won't turn this
into a zsh-specific mail..)

 - Gus