On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Dan Langille wrote: > On 8 Jan 2003 at 12:28, Bruce Momjian wrote: > > > Tom Lane wrote: > > > "Alexander M. Pravking" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > > > On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 10:53:51AM +0100, Ian Barwick wrote: > > > >> On Wednesday 08 January 2003 07:55, Christopher Kings-Lynne > > > >> wrote: > > > >>> Is there any way of making the 'up' arrow retrieve all of the > > > >>> last multiline query, instead of just the last line? It's > > > >>> really annoying working with large multiline queries at the > > > >>> moment... > > > >> > > > >> Not that I know of, but you can use \e to edit the query in your > > > >> favourite editor. > > > > > > > Sure. But \e puts "\e" into history, instead of the query itself > > > > :( > > > > > > Hm, so it does. It seems like the edited query should go into > > > history, at least when you execute it. Peter, is this fixable? > > > > Wow, that would be a nifty trick, though they really did type \e and > > not the query the pulled in from the editor. > > What about those of us who want to use \e repeatedly? Will that be > in the history buffer?
The number of times I've cursed things over the years, I would have thought having the edited query in the history would be more useful than \e - the latter is only three key presses any how ;-) Peter -- Peter Mount [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.retep.org.uk/ Tel/Fax: +44 (0) 1622 749439 Mobile: +44 (0) 7903 155887 US Fax: 1 435 304 5165 US Voice: 1 435 304 5165 ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 3: if posting/reading through Usenet, please send an appropriate subscribe-nomail command to [EMAIL PROTECTED] so that your message can get through to the mailing list cleanly