READ LINE (SET)Name:
By default, this feature is disabled. To specify that command lines should be parsed by the READLINE library, enter the command
This capability is provided as a convenience for those Unix/Linux users who are familiar with the capabilities of READLINE from other applications.
This capability only applies to commands that are entered from the terminal (i.e., commands read from macros or other files do not use this capability).
When the READLINE capability is supported and the SET READLINE ON command is entered, then the following is available:
The editing capabilities supported by readline are extensive and we do not document them here. They are documented in full at the readline web site:
This documentation lists the editing commands that are available and shows how you can customize key bindings. Note that Dataplot does not provide any customized commands or command completion.
where <ON> specifies that the READLINE capability will be used and <OFF> specifies that it will not.
SET READ LINE OFF
The LIST, REPEAT, and SAVE capabilities are independent of the READLINE capabilities. Commands entered via the READLINE capability are added to the DATAPLOT command list (i.e., the commands displayed by the LIST command).