Terminal window scroll bars?

Larry Hall lhall@rfk.com
Fri Sep 18 06:53:00 GMT 1998

At 02:38 PM 9/17/98 -0400, Daniel Karipides wrote:
>>>My favorite telnet clients all have scroll bars that allow you to look back
>>>more than 24 lines.  Can bash do the same?
>>It can on Windows NT's cmd.exe, but not with Windows 9.x's command.com !
>>On NT you can set it through the system menue properites of your cmdwindow.
>However, if you enable this, then less no longer works.  (When you leave less
>you are at the top of your "buffer" and must hit return many times to 
>scroll through it.)  Or at least, this is what happens to me.

What's your TERM setting?  What do you use termcap or ncurses?  I use 
something close to Sergey's DLL on NT 4 + sp3.  My TERM is set to linux 
and I use ncurses 4.1.  less works just fine for me...

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