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Re: cygwin returning screen on exit?
- From: Igor Peshansky <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Tyler Spivey <tspivey at pcdesk dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2005 20:46:43 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: cygwin returning screen on exit?
- References: <20051224005852.GA296@efry66_camb3>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 23 Dec 2005, Tyler Spivey wrote:
> Hello. How can I tell cygwin not to return the screen to the state it
> was in before running a full screen program such as vim or mutt? This is
> highly annoying.
I actually find it useful, but to each his own... There are two ways of
doing it: one is on a program-by-program basis, and the other is modifying
your terminal settings.
In Vim, you can turn it off by manipulating the terminfo entries (the
exact recipe can be obtained by typing ":help 'restorescreen'" in vim).
I have no idea how to do this in mutt, but others may chime in.
Alternatively, you can edit your terminfo database -- see "man terminfo"
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