meaning of characters in set prompt cmd

Polytropon freebsd at
Fri Jun 27 18:47:34 UTC 2014

On Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:57:38 -0400, Fbsd8 wrote:
> I want to change my command line prompt.
> I know to change the "set prompt" line in .cshrc
> but I cant find documentation on meaning of the
> characters.

Depending on the shell, see "man csh" (search for
"prompt") or "man bash" (search for "PROMPTING"
and "PS1").

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