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bug #36676: screen shows "standout" instead of "italics" on terminals which supprot the latter (rxxvt-unicode)

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Submitted on:  Mon 18 Jun 2012 05:22:49 PM UTC  
Votes:  200  
Category: Feature RequestSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: 4.0.3
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: None
Work Required: None

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Tue 08 Mar 2016 08:08:52 AM UTC, comment #1:

Is there any newish information on this?

Any known work-arounds?

Paul Prince <pprince>
Mon 18 Jun 2012 05:22:49 PM UTC, original submission:

Hi, screen does not support italics on terminals which support it, e.g. rxvt-unicode. This is all the more disappointing as emacs trunk now supports italics on terminals which do so.

To reproduce start a terminal emulator which is able to display italics:

urxvt -fn 'xft:liberation mono' -tn rxvt-unicode-256color


echo `tput sitm`italics`tput ritm` `tput smso`standout`tput rmso`

see italic font.




echo `tput sitm`italics`tput ritm` `tput smso`standout`tput rmso`


see no italic fonts.

Expected result: should show italics.

Thanx for looking into this, Gregor



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