srw / srw.1

srw \- simple read wrapper

.B srw
is used to provide a simple line editing interface to a program. The output of the program does not interupt the input to srw, and the input to srw is not echoed.

.SY srw
.OP \-p prompt
.OP \-v
.OP \-w
.I cmd
.RI [ args... ]

.I cmd
the command to wrap, this and it's arguments must come last
.IR args...
the arguments passed to cmd
.BI \-p " prompt"
override the default prompt (>)
.B \-v
print version information and exit
.B \-w
for each SIGWINCH received (window resize), clear screen and send SIGWINCH to the child process group

srw supports the usual arrow keys, Home, End, Delete, as well as the following shortcuts
.I C-a
move cursor to beginning of line
.I C-b
move cursor back one character
.I C-e
move cursor to end of the line
.I C-f
move cursor forward one character
.I C-k
delete from cursor to end of line
.I C-u
delete entire line
.I C-w
delete from cursor to beginning of word
and not a shortcut:
.I C-l
send SIGWINCH to child process group (helpful for cw)

Copyright \(co 2010 by Evan Gates <evan.gates (at) gmail (dot) com>

.BR ii (1),
.BR pcw (1),
.BR sic (1)
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