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85NAME="REDBOOT-EDITING-COMMANDS"
86>RedBoot Editing Commands</A
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88><P
89>RedBoot
90uses the following line editing commands.
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96><B
97>NOTE: </B
98>In this description, <SPAN
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100>^A</SPAN
101> means the character formed
102by typing the letter &#8220;A&#8221; while holding down the control key.</P
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110><P
111><SPAN
112CLASS="GUIBUTTON"
113>Delete</SPAN
114> (0x7F) or
115<SPAN
116CLASS="GUIBUTTON"
117>Backspace</SPAN
118> (0x08)
119erases the character to the left of the cursor.</P
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122><P
123><SPAN
124CLASS="GUIBUTTON"
125>^A</SPAN
126>
127moves the cursor (insertion point) to the beginning of the line.</P
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131><SPAN
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133>^K</SPAN
134>
135erases all characters on the line from the cursor to the end.</P
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139><SPAN
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141>^E</SPAN
142>
143positions the cursor to the end of the line.</P
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147><SPAN
148CLASS="GUIBUTTON"
149>^D</SPAN
150>
151erases the character under the cursor.</P
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155><SPAN
156CLASS="GUIBUTTON"
157>^F</SPAN
158>
159moves the cursor one character to the right.</P
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163><SPAN
164CLASS="GUIBUTTON"
165>^B</SPAN
166>
167moves the cursor one character to the left.</P
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170><P
171><SPAN
172CLASS="GUIBUTTON"
173>^P</SPAN
174>
175replaces the current line by a previous line from the history buffer. 
176A small number of lines
177can be kept as history.  Using ^P (and ^N), the current line can be replaced
178by any one of the previously typed lines.</P
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182><SPAN
183CLASS="GUIBUTTON"
184>^N</SPAN
185>
186replaces the current line by the next line from the history buffer.  </P
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190><P
191>In the case of the <B
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193>fconfig</B
194>
195command, additional editing commands are possible.
196As data are entered for this command, the current/previous value
197will be displayed and the cursor placed at the end of that data.
198The user may use the editing keys (above) to move around in the data
199to modify it as appropriate.
200Additionally, when certain
201characters are entered at the end of the current value,
202i.e. entered separately, certain behavior is elicited.</P
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209>^ (caret) switch to editing the previous item in the
210<B
211CLASS="COMMAND"
212>fconfig</B
213> list. If fconfig edits item A, followed by item B,
214pressing ^ when changing item B, allows you to change item A. This is similar
215to the up arrow.
216Note: ^P and ^N do not have the same meaning while editing
217<B
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220> data and should not be used.</P
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224>. (period) stop editing any further items. This does not change
225the current item.</P
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229><SPAN
230CLASS="GUIBUTTON"
231>Return</SPAN
232> leaves the value
233for this item unchanged. Currently it is not possible to step through the
234value for the start-up script; it must always be retyped.</P
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