Re: [dev] [dmenu] Readline Bindings

From: Bastien Dejean <>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2011 11:20:53 +0100

Connor Lane Smith a écrit :

> On 14/11/2011, Bastien Dejean <> wrote:
> > This is only true when the search string is empty which is extremely
> > rare: most of the times the first thing the user do is to type a few
> > characters to filter the results and hence, the cursor is then at the
> > end of the search string, C-f will move down in the search results and
> > C-b backward in the search string.
> ... No. So long as you are not on the first item in the list, C-b will
> move back through the selected items, regardless of the length of the
> input. And so long as the cursor is at the end of the input, C-f will
> move forward through the selected items. The cursor basically
> continues from where the selector ends.

Now I understand what you're trying to do. Since C-b doesn't behave like
that in my experience, I wondered what particular option I might be using
that you're not: and I though about the number of lines.

So... we have a bug: just try with 'dmenu -l 2' or any number > 1.

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