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Re: GNU Screen draws artifacts with Vim

On Thu, 25 Jun 2009 18:53:53 -0700
"Todd A. Jacobs" <nospam@codegnome.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 12:01:09PM -0700, Amit Uttamchandani wrote:
> > I use screen extensively with Vim. Recently I tried a new color scheme
> > that has a grey background. When scrolling using the keyboard...black
> > artifacts are left behind where the cursor position was. My terminal
> > background is black.
> You might want to try toggling the allpartial on|off setting in screen,
> and see if that helps. There's also a -a fklag that affects your
> termcap, which might also be helpful.
> For a manual process, CTRL-L or CTRL-A,SHIFT-F will usually get rid of
> screen artifacts, some of which are simply inevitable when dealing with
> curses-based screen updates.

Thanks for the reply.

allpartial on or off does not help. I tried the -a but still no luck.

Ctrl-L does the trick but I wish this was done automatically.

This does not happen with putty however.


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