exiting vim changes background colour of console

Brian Dessent brian@dessent.net
Thu Oct 20 01:08:00 GMT 2005

Lennart Borgman wrote:

> I do not remember anything about this now, but comparing to my current
> PS1 I can see that I has a \] after the last m. I have
>     PS1=\[\033[32;47m\w >\033[0m\]

That's incorrect.  The \[ and \] are to be used only to delineate
nonprinting sequences.  If you include "\w >" inside them you will
really muck up your prompt if you type a command wider than one screen.

PS1="\[\033[32;47m\]\w >\[\033[0m\]"


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