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NAME

query_ed_mode() - find out the status of the current ed session

SYNOPSIS

int query_ed_mode()

DESCRIPTION

Finds  the  status  of  the  ed  session for the current object, if one
exists.  It returns:

0 - the current object is at a  normal  ed  prompt  (':')
-1  -  the current object isn't in ed           -2 - the cur‐
rent object is at the more prompt in the                middle of  help
>0  -  the  object  is  at  a  prompt for a line.  The number
is the line number.