History deleting helper for Fish shell
I wrote back in February about a neat
history command built-in to the Fish
shell that allows you to, amongst other things, delete entries from your
To recap, you use it like this:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 $ history delete --contains "mix echo"  history search --contains "mix echo"  mix echo.migrate  mix echo.create  mix echo.reset  mix echo.setup Enter nothing to cancel the delete, or Enter one or more of the entry IDs separated by a space, or Enter "all" to delete all the matching entries. [I] Delete which entries? >
This is really cool, but the only thing missing for me was the ability to
fuzzily find history entries, so I wrote a quick Fish function to combine
fzf, my favourite shell program. I also made a small
change to the history command by swapping
makes more sense when combined with
fzf as the search is more constrained.
1 2 3 function dh -d "Fuzzily delete entries from your history" history | fzf | read -l item; and history delete --prefix "$item" end
Now you can type
dh and fuzzily search for history before being dropped into
the interactive prompt as usual.