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How to use the command history in the Tornado shell

How to select a command from the history:
  1. Type "h" to show the history of commands
  2. Press the ESC key
  3. Type <the number of command to run> "G" e.g. "15G"
  4. Press the ENTER key
How to search for a command from the history:
  1. Press the ESC key
  2. Type "/" <search string> e.g. "/input_pars"
  3. Press the ENTER key
Reference Table 7-15 in the Tornado User's Guide