A notation is important for what it leaves out.
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Does the string you type have to match the BEGINNING of the command line?
^R/^S will do incremental search but they will match any part of the line, not just the beginning. I couldn't find an interactive way to match the beginning in a search.
Just go through "man bash" (look for a section named "Searching" under "READLINE") to find all the details.
BTW - while looking for an answer for you I found that it's possible to interactively yank arguments from previous line to the current one. It's not the full power of "!" notation but for people who prefer a more visual feedback and are not already accustomed to the old way it might be a good compromise.
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* use <pre>...</pre> to insert a plain code snippet.
* use <pre lang="lang">...</pre> to insert a syntax highlighted code snippet.
For example, <pre lang="python">...</pre> will insert Python highlighted code.
* use <code>...</code> to highlight a variable or a single shell command.
* use <a href="url" nospam>title</a> to insert links.
<a href="url" nospam>title</a>
* use other HTML tags, such as, <b>, <i>, <blockquote>, <sup>, <sub> for text formatting.
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