Re: vi -- Turn off Line Number Colors and Screen Buffering
On 2008-11-04 06:28 +0100, Matt Miller wrote:
>> > Also, I don't want the editor to do whatever special screen buffer
>> > swapping, or whatever it is, that prevents me from scrolling back in
>> > my terminal history when the editor is open, and then clears away
>> > the screen and redisplays what was there before after the editor is
>> > closed.
> That's still an annoyance. This whole take-over-the-screen-because-that-
> must-be-what-you-really-want thing has got be turn-offable.
This is a feature of your terminal (and ncurses). Please consult your
terminal's manual how to turn the alternate screen off. In xterm, you
need to set the `titeInhibit' resource to true.