On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 07:50:07PM -0000, Thomas Dickey wrote: > But you're not using xterm. > You're using PuTTY. > AHA! This was it. PuTTY was sending xterm as it's terminal type string (under session -> data). I changed this from xterm to putty, and everything behaves properly! Thanks for your help, this made my day.