Re: xterm and keypad
Asher Bond <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Can anyone point me in the right direction? I'm trying to use the
> application functionality of the numeric keypad (arrows, home, end,
> page up, page down, etc).
> It appears that I'm in application mode, but there's no difference
> between the arrows on the numpad and the regular arrows. when I use
> page up and page down I get the tilde (~).
> I'm accessing my shell (zsh) account via ssh (putty). Ultimately, I'd
> like to be using screen, but my shell account defaults to xterm when I
> echo $TERM.
But you're not using xterm.
You're using PuTTY.
A quick check with vttest seems to show that if you turn the numlock key
on, PuTTY will send application-mode strings for the keypad. However
section 4.4.5 of its help suggests that numlock isn't intended to provide
this functionality. You should start reading there, in case there are
Thomas E. Dickey