Changing Your csh Prompt
Your system's default prompt might be just a dollar sign ($) or perhaps a dollar sign and date, or other information as outlined in the Setting Your csh Prompt Promptly sidebar. You can change this prompt using the following steps. You start by finding your prompt statement (Code Listing 8.21), then modifying it in your editor (Figure 8.7).
Figure 8.7. Edit your prompt to include the details you want.
To change your csh prompt:
Code Listing 8.22. Test out your new prompt to see if you like it.