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Source code changes of the file "doc/rluser.texi" between
readline-7.0-rc1.tar.gz and readline-7.0-rc2.tar.gz

About: GNU Readline library - get a line from a user with editing. Release candidate.

rluser.texi  (readline-7.0-rc1):rluser.texi  (readline-7.0-rc2)
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them; otherwise, they are simply listed. them; otherwise, they are simply listed.
This variable must be set to an integer value greater than or equal to 0. This variable must be set to an integer value greater than or equal to 0.
A negative value means Readline should never ask. A negative value means Readline should never ask.
The default limit is @code{100}. The default limit is @code{100}.
@item convert-meta @item convert-meta
@vindex convert-meta @vindex convert-meta
If set to @samp{on}, Readline will convert characters with the If set to @samp{on}, Readline will convert characters with the
eighth bit set to an @sc{ascii} key sequence by stripping the eighth eighth bit set to an @sc{ascii} key sequence by stripping the eighth
bit and prefixing an @key{ESC} character, converting them to a bit and prefixing an @key{ESC} character, converting them to a
meta-prefixed key sequence. The default value is @samp{on}. meta-prefixed key sequence. The default value is @samp{on}, but
will be set to @samp{off} if the locale is one that contains
eight-bit characters.
@item disable-completion @item disable-completion
@vindex disable-completion @vindex disable-completion
If set to @samp{On}, Readline will inhibit word completion. If set to @samp{On}, Readline will inhibit word completion.
Completion characters will be inserted into the line as if they had Completion characters will be inserted into the line as if they had
been mapped to @code{self-insert}. The default is @samp{off}. been mapped to @code{self-insert}. The default is @samp{off}.
@item echo-control-characters
@vindex echo-control-characters
When set to @samp{on}, on operating systems that indicate they support it,
readline echoes a character corresponding to a signal generated from the
keyboard. The default is @samp{on}.
@item editing-mode @item editing-mode
@vindex editing-mode @vindex editing-mode
The @code{editing-mode} variable controls which default set of The @code{editing-mode} variable controls which default set of
key bindings is used. By default, Readline starts up in Emacs editing key bindings is used. By default, Readline starts up in Emacs editing
mode, where the keystrokes are most similar to Emacs. This variable can be mode, where the keystrokes are most similar to Emacs. This variable can be
set to either @samp{emacs} or @samp{vi}. set to either @samp{emacs} or @samp{vi}.
@item emacs-mode-string @item emacs-mode-string
@vindex emacs-mode-string @vindex emacs-mode-string
This string is displayed immediately before the last line of the primary This string is displayed immediately before the last line of the primary
prompt when emacs editing mode is active. The value is expanded like a prompt when emacs editing mode is active. The value is expanded like a
key binding, so the standard set of meta- and control prefixes and key binding, so the standard set of meta- and control prefixes and
backslash escape sequences is available. backslash escape sequences is available.
Use the @samp{\1} and @samp{\2} escapes to begin and end sequences of Use the @samp{\1} and @samp{\2} escapes to begin and end sequences of
non-printing characters, which can be used to embed a terminal control non-printing characters, which can be used to embed a terminal control
sequence into the mode string. sequence into the mode string.
The default is @samp{@@}. The default is @samp{@@}.
@item echo-control-characters
@vindex echo-control-characters
When set to @samp{on}, on operating systems that indicate they support it,
readline echoes a character corresponding to a signal generated from the
keyboard. The default is @samp{on}.
@item enable-bracketed-paste @item enable-bracketed-paste
@vindex enable-bracketed-paste @vindex enable-bracketed-paste
When set to @samp{On}, Readline will configure the terminal in a way When set to @samp{On}, Readline will configure the terminal in a way
that will enable it to insert each paste into the editing buffer as a that will enable it to insert each paste into the editing buffer as a
single string of characters, instead of treating each character as if single string of characters, instead of treating each character as if
it had been read from the keyboard. This can prevent pasted characters it had been read from the keyboard. This can prevent pasted characters
from being interpreted as editing commands. The default is @samp{off}. from being interpreted as editing commands. The default is @samp{off}.
@item enable-keypad @item enable-keypad
@vindex enable-keypad @vindex enable-keypad
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or @code{next-history}. The default is @samp{off}. or @code{next-history}. The default is @samp{off}.
@item history-size @item history-size
@vindex history-size @vindex history-size
Set the maximum number of history entries saved in the history list. Set the maximum number of history entries saved in the history list.
If set to zero, any existing history entries are deleted and no new entries If set to zero, any existing history entries are deleted and no new entries
are saved. are saved.
If set to a value less than zero, the number of history entries is not If set to a value less than zero, the number of history entries is not
limited. limited.
By default, the number of history entries is not limited. By default, the number of history entries is not limited.
If an attempt is made to set @var{history-size} to a non-numeric value,
the maximum number of history entries will be set to 500.
@item horizontal-scroll-mode @item horizontal-scroll-mode
@vindex horizontal-scroll-mode @vindex horizontal-scroll-mode
This variable can be set to either @samp{on} or @samp{off}. Setting it This variable can be set to either @samp{on} or @samp{off}. Setting it
to @samp{on} means that the text of the lines being edited will scroll to @samp{on} means that the text of the lines being edited will scroll
horizontally on a single screen line when they are longer than the width horizontally on a single screen line when they are longer than the width
of the screen, instead of wrapping onto a new screen line. By default, of the screen, instead of wrapping onto a new screen line. By default,
this variable is set to @samp{off}. this variable is set to @samp{off}.
@item input-meta @item input-meta
@vindex input-meta @vindex input-meta
@vindex meta-flag @vindex meta-flag
If set to @samp{on}, Readline will enable eight-bit input (it If set to @samp{on}, Readline will enable eight-bit input (it
will not clear the eighth bit in the characters it reads), will not clear the eighth bit in the characters it reads),
regardless of what the terminal claims it can support. The regardless of what the terminal claims it can support. The
default value is @samp{off}. The name @code{meta-flag} is a default value is @samp{off}, but Readline will set it to @samp{on} if the
synonym for this variable. locale contains eight-bit characters.
The name @code{meta-flag} is a synonym for this variable.
@item isearch-terminators @item isearch-terminators
@vindex isearch-terminators @vindex isearch-terminators
The string of characters that should terminate an incremental search without The string of characters that should terminate an incremental search without
subsequently executing the character as a command (@pxref{Searching}). subsequently executing the character as a command (@pxref{Searching}).
If this variable has not been given a value, the characters @key{ESC} and If this variable has not been given a value, the characters @key{ESC} and
@kbd{C-J} will terminate an incremental search. @kbd{C-J} will terminate an incremental search.
@item keymap @item keymap
@vindex keymap @vindex keymap
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@item menu-complete-display-prefix @item menu-complete-display-prefix
@vindex menu-complete-display-prefix @vindex menu-complete-display-prefix
If set to @samp{on}, menu completion displays the common prefix of the If set to @samp{on}, menu completion displays the common prefix of the
list of possible completions (which may be empty) before cycling through list of possible completions (which may be empty) before cycling through
the list. The default is @samp{off}. the list. The default is @samp{off}.
@item output-meta @item output-meta
@vindex output-meta @vindex output-meta
If set to @samp{on}, Readline will display characters with the If set to @samp{on}, Readline will display characters with the
eighth bit set directly rather than as a meta-prefixed escape eighth bit set directly rather than as a meta-prefixed escape
sequence. The default is @samp{off}. sequence.
The default is @samp{off}, but Readline will set it to @samp{on} if the
locale contains eight-bit characters.
@item page-completions @item page-completions
@vindex page-completions @vindex page-completions
If set to @samp{on}, Readline uses an internal @code{more}-like pager If set to @samp{on}, Readline uses an internal @code{more}-like pager
to display a screenful of possible completions at a time. to display a screenful of possible completions at a time.
This variable is @samp{on} by default. This variable is @samp{on} by default.
@item print-completions-horizontally @item print-completions-horizontally
If set to @samp{on}, Readline will display completions with matches If set to @samp{on}, Readline will display completions with matches
sorted horizontally in alphabetical order, rather than down the screen. sorted horizontally in alphabetical order, rather than down the screen.
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