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Readline Init File
Although the Readline library comes with a set of `emacs'-like
keybindings installed by default, it is possible that you would like to
use a different set of keybindings. You can customize programs that
use Readline by putting commands in an "inputrc" file in your home
directory. The name of this file is taken from the value of the
environment variable `INPUTRC'. If that variable is unset, the default
When a program which uses the Readline library starts up, the init
file is read, and the key bindings are set.
In addition, the `C-x C-r' command re-reads this init file, thus
incorporating any changes that you might have made to it.
- Readline Init File Syntax
- Syntax for the commands in the inputrc file.
- Conditional Init Constructs
- Conditional key bindings in the inputrc file.
- Sample Init File
- An example inputrc file.