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From: Bart Schaefer <schaefer@brasslantern.com>
To: Frank Schwidom <schwidom@gmx.net>
Cc: Mikael Magnusson <mikachu@gmail.com>, Zsh Users <zsh-users@zsh.org>
Subject: Re: Hi, can someone help me to convert my bash PS1 to zsh?
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 11:11:59 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAH+w=7bSeHzUNnaKkb8xS21kMsTnjdfz=K4twJPJ8zpjfQZi2g@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20220321174741.GB1727@debian64>

On Mon, Mar 21, 2022 at 10:59 AM Frank Schwidom <schwidom@gmx.net> wrote:
> How can I create a newline in PS1?

Just put an actual newline in it, zsh doesn't have a prompt "escape"
for newline.  This can be accomplished by replacing $'\\n' in your
bash PS1 assignment with $'\n' in zsh.

PS1=$'%F{green}%n@%m %D{%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S}:\n%F{yellow}%~\n%F{magenta}%#%f '

  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-03-21 19:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-03-21 16:06 Frank Schwidom
2022-03-21 16:57 ` Mikael Magnusson
2022-03-21 17:47   ` Frank Schwidom
2022-03-21 17:59     ` Mikael Magnusson
2022-03-21 18:51       ` Roman Perepelitsa
2022-03-21 21:43         ` Bart Schaefer
2022-03-22  0:36           ` Frank Schwidom
2022-03-21 18:11     ` Bart Schaefer [this message]
2022-03-21 18:17       ` Frank Schwidom
2022-03-21 18:56     ` Lawrence Velázquez

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