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Re: mintty scroll to bottom

On Mar  2 20:20, Andy Koppe wrote:
> On 2 March 2012 08:41, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Mar Â1 20:43, Andy Koppe wrote:
> >> On 29 February 2012 12:46, Lemke, Michael ÂSZ/HZA-ZSW wrote:
> >> > What is the mintty equivalent to rxvt/xterm's
> >> >
> >> > -si|+si
> >> > Â Â Â Â Â Â ÂTurn on/off scroll-to-bottom on TTY output inhibit;
> >> > Â Â Â Â Â Â Âresource scrollTtyOutput has opposite effect.
> >>
> >> There's no such option. Shift+End will get you back to the current
> >> output after looking at something in the scrollback, as will any
> >> keypress that sends something to the terminal.
> >
> > Any chance to implement this? ÂAutomatic scroll-to-bottom is a useful
> > feature, IMHO.
> I disagree. The point of being able to scroll back to earlier output
> is to read and perhaps copy something. When doing that, having the
> scrollback jump back to the bottom without the user asking for it is
> rather unhelpful. The Windows console does this, and I always found it
> really frustrating.

THat's why this is an option in xterm.  Every use has another idea how
the terminal should behave in this regard, I guess.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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