F7 key – Popup window with a list of previous commands
Brings up a popup window with a list of commands typed in the current session. Numbers the commands from “0″
You saw with F7, it pops up with a list of commands number from “0″. F9 popsup with a message box prompting for the command number. For instance, if I enter 6 here, it will enter the command “whoami”
F8 key – same as the UP arrow function
Brings up previous commands in Descening order from the most recent to the oldest. This is similar to the UP Arrow
F3 & F5 key – Type the last command
This is similar to using the UP arrow to get to the last typed in command
F2 key – Type the previous command upto a specified character
This key prompts to enter the character upto which to copy from the previous command. For instance, if I enter “l”, it will delete anything from the letter “l” (“l” inclusive) in my last command. Can be handy if you have to copy a part of a long command.
F1 – Type last command one letter at a time. So, keep pressing F1 as many times until the letter you want the previous command be typed in.
F6 – Types CTRL+Z