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I want to use home, end, delete, pageup, pagedown with ksh. My TERM is xterm-color. These keys works fine with tcsh and zsh, but not with ksh (print a tilda ~)

I found this:

bind '^[[3'=prefix-2
bind '^[[3~'=delete-char-forward
bind '^[[1'=prefix-2
bind '^[[1~'=beginning-of-line
bind '^[[4'=prefix-2
bind '^[[4~'=end-of-line

But when I set one bindkey, the last does not work anymore.

How can I use these keys in ksh with a .kshrc ?

Thanks.

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Cross posted: stackoverflow.com/questions/1557112/… –  Dennis Williamson Oct 13 '09 at 0:25
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I made a file with this and others resources(like keys, functions, colors and a .bash_logout similar in ksh named .ksh_logout.

Check my dotfiles repository in github: https://github.com/TeeBSD/dotfiles

The content of file .ksh_keys.

# by TeeBSD (@antonio_cfc)
# Activate Delete
bind '^[[3~'=delete-char-forward

# Activate Home
bind '^[[1~'=beginning-of-line

# Activate End
bind '^[[4~'=end-of-line
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set -o emacs

should work.

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