Terminal window scroll bars?

ChristopherFaylor cgf@cygnus.com
Fri Sep 18 17:10:00 GMT 1998

In article <199809171838.OAA02433.cygnus.gnu-win32@scotch.mae.cornell.edu>,
Daniel Karipides <karipid@scotch.mae.cornell.edu> 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.

I guess it depends on the less you're using.  I have a Win32 native version
and a cygwin version and both work correctly.

There was a problem in B18 with this, but it was fixed (by me) for B19.
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