Terminal window scroll bars?

Michael Hirmke mh@mike.franken.de
Fri Sep 18 22:21:00 GMT 1998

Hi Daniel,

>>>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.

This works perfectly here, at least in a bash window - it gives the same
problem you described in any xterm or rxvt, though !


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