[OS X TeX] path before prompt

Roussanka Loukanova rloukano at stp.lingfil.uu.se
Mon Feb 18 18:39:57 CET 2008

On Mon, 18 Feb 2008, Robert Bruner wrote:

> --===============0972660386==
>> ................ [SNIP] ....................
>> I think, as I recall, that you are still under 10.4, where the default is
>> to have a prompt showing the entire path down to the current directory,
>> i.e., something like:
>> XYZs-computer:~/Documents/papers/math220 xyz$
> Adopting the point of view that information which changes
> frequently should be displayed lest it be forgotten, while
> information which is stable in time can be remembered, I
> removed the
>  XYZ's-computer
> from my prompt, saving about 24 characters.

How, i.e. what is the code and where did you save it?
It seems good.


> Bob Bruner

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