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Re: New terminal capability in

On Fri, Mar 30, 2001 at 10:47:28AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 30, 2001 at 01:15:41PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I've just checked in a patch to which adds a
> >terminal capability to the windows console.
> >
> >ESC [ ? 47 h	==   Save screen content
> >ESC [ ? 47 l    ==   Restore screen content
> >
> >This allows adding the termcap capabilities `ti' and `te' to the
> >"cygwin" terminal entry in the same way as they are defined for
> >xterm:
> >
> >	:te=\E[2J\E[?47l\E8:ti=\E7\E[?47h:
> >
> >That enables vim to restore the old screen content after quitting
> >the same way in a console window as it does in a xterm window.
> Nice.  I'm constantly surprised when vim doesn't act this way.
> How about implementing "insert a character" for your next trick?

I was near to implement that using the ScrollConsoleScreenBuffer
capability but then I saw that it's more work than I have time
to invest currently. Dumb scrolling to the right, ok, but wrapping
to the next line?!? Needs at least a day. Perhaps this weekend...


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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