Terminal - Escape Sequence (Control sequence)

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An escape sequence is a sequence of characters that is interpreted by the terminal as a command.

Example:

They change the state of computers and their attached peripheral devices.

They are also known as control sequences, reflecting their use in device control.

Console escape and control sequences for the Linux terminal can be found:

Example

ESC[1A
  • Cursor: Move the cursor back 1000
ESC[1000D

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