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From: "Lawrence Velázquez" <larryv@zsh.org>
To: "Frank Schwidom" <schwidom@gmx.net>
Cc: zsh-users@zsh.org
Subject: Re: Hi, can someone help me to convert my bash PS1 to zsh?
Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 14:56:09 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <d78492a1-dd18-4e8c-9f95-91092010bad5@www.fastmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20220321174741.GB1727@debian64>

On Mon, Mar 21, 2022, at 1:47 PM, Frank Schwidom wrote:
> I want to create a multiline prompt. I am missing the code for carriage 
> return or newline.
>
> In bash my Prompt looks like:
>
> user@computer 2022-03-21 18:43:18:
> ~
> (ins)$
>
> This '(ins)' comes from readline in vi mode and tells me in which state I am.
>
> How can I create a newline in PS1?

Just insert an actual newline.

PS1='single-quoted stuff'$'\n''more single-quoted stuff'

-- 
vq


      parent reply	other threads:[~2022-03-21 22:02 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
2022-03-21 18:17       ` Frank Schwidom
2022-03-21 18:56     ` Lawrence Velázquez [this message]

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