(n00b question) How does one activate the scrollbar in an xterm?

Thomas Dickey dickey@his.com
Thu Apr 6 19:20:00 GMT 2006

On Thu, 6 Apr 2006, Soong, SylokeJ wrote:

> I'm thinking that both .Xdefaults and xterm do not depend on the window 
> mgr, so that .Xdefaults entries as well as xterm cmd options should 
> function similarly on any x window mgr - at least when specifically 
> about the xterm scroll history. Is its scroll history not controlled by 
> xterm itself rather than by the window mgr?
> However, the shell we use and instructions we have for it might 
> determine the length of command history (which is not within context of 
> this discussion/list).

xterm's not a shell;
discussion of xterm is (usually) on-topic for this list.

Thomas E. Dickey

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