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bug #39390: screen could play nicer with terminal scrollbars

Submitted by:  Timothy Miller <theosib>
Submitted on:  Tue 02 Jul 2013 01:51:17 AM UTC  
Category:  Feature Request Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  None
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None

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Tue 02 Jul 2013 01:51:17 AM UTC, original submission:

When switching screens, anything that has scrolled off the top of a window is accessible only through screen commands. I have a habit of trying to use my local scrollbar, only to be disappointed to see whatever had scrolled off the top before I ran "screen -r".

It would be really nice to have the option to have screen dump a bunch of scrolled-off lines when switching screens so that the local terminal toolbar has mostly the expected effect.

Timothy Miller <theosib>


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