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From: Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@ntlworld.com>
To: Zsh-Users List <zsh-users@zsh.org>
Subject: Re: prepopulate BUFFER
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 14:28:30 +0100 (BST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <747863791.139295.1651238910118@mail2.virginmedia.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAP+y1xDy9Efe1X5+TKgSU7G_NhuV9U_ttM9xdTYfBryk++FYvw@mail.gmail.com>

> On 29 April 2022 at 14:21 Pier Paolo Grassi <pierpaolog@gmail.com> wrote:
> hello, I was wondering if it is possible to prepopulate $BUFFER before
> rendering the prompt.
> I tried doing so in preexec, but it didn't work. Is there some other
> function I can override to do this?

You need "print -z" --- it has all the usual options of print but the result
ends up in the line buffer when the line editor starts.


  reply	other threads:[~2022-04-29 13:29 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-29 13:21 Pier Paolo Grassi
2022-04-29 13:28 ` Peter Stephenson [this message]
2022-04-29 14:16   ` Pier Paolo Grassi
2022-04-29 14:18     ` Pier Paolo Grassi
2022-04-29 14:25       ` Peter Stephenson
2022-04-29 14:53         ` Pier Paolo Grassi
2022-04-29 15:25           ` Mikael Magnusson
2022-04-29 15:56             ` Pier Paolo Grassi
2022-04-29 16:20               ` Bart Schaefer
2022-04-29 19:34                 ` Pier Paolo Grassi

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