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Rails console: Special Characters not working

Reported by brot15 | May 14th, 2008 @ 09:54 PM

  • script/console is not usable under Windows with german keyboard. It's not even possible to write simple special characters like [].
  • Rails console on Netbeans 6.1 is not starting.

Both problems are solved with this change:

Changing the last line of \ruby\lib\ruby\gems\1.8\gems\rails-2.0.2\lib\commands\console.rb


exec "#{options[:irb]} #{libs} --simple-prompt"


exec "#{irb} #{libs} --noreadline --simple-prompt"


This problem is known since rails-1.1.2 or even earlier versions.

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