Re: How are .Xdefaults files handled under Debian?
On Fri, 5 Dec 1997, Mark Phillips wrote:
> I added the line:
> xterm.scrollBar: true
> In a .Xdefaults file to turn on scrollbars automatically on xterms, but X
> seemed to ignore this. How does Debian deal with Xdefaults? And where
> can I read about these things?
You've gotten a lot of good info about .Xdefaults or .Xresources but the
answer to your question about how to enable the scroll bar in an xterm is:
This info is contained in the xterm man page as is nearly all information
about application specific X resources. Note the capitalization of the
class name 'XTerm', it is case sensitive. The man page on 'X' has a lot
of general information about X windows including a section on Resources.
The man page on xrdb would also be pertinent to this.
After you've finished this assignment ... :)
Steve Witt (714) 730-3245
PairGain Technologies, Inc.
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