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From: Axel Kohlmeyer (akohlmey_at_gmail.com)
Date: Sat Nov 08 2014 - 18:19:50 CST
On Nov 9, 2014 12:14 AM, "Xinqiang Ding" <xqding_at_umich.edu> wrote:
> Dear all,
> When I open vmd using vmd -disp text, I can’t use arrow key to move the
cursor back and forth, or to get command history.
> Has anyone met with this problem before and how did you solve it?
The vmd text mode console does not have a native command line editing and
history. On Linux machines you can install rlwrap which is detected by the
launch script and will add (limited) readline editing.