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Re: vi -- Turn off Line Number Colors and Screen Buffering

Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de> writes:

>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.

Alternatively, set TERM=vt100 as that terminal does not have the escape
codes defined for this feature.

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