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bug #25652: Need method to dump screen's understanding of display's termcap

Submitted by:  Micah Cowan <micahcowan>
Submitted on:  Fri 20 Feb 2009 10:02:10 PM UTC  
 
Category: Feature RequestSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: Confirmed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: None
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: Later
Work Required: 0 - Hours

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Fri 20 Feb 2009 10:02:10 PM UTC, original submission:

When special keys aren't recognized properly, it seems to be difficult to determine what screen's understanding of the display's capabilities are. There's echo $:ku: and such, but that strips out special characters (like escape).

An option to echo to make it represent special characters would also be nice, so that if ku=\EOA, then "C-a : echo $:ku:" would produce "\EOA", "^[OA" or "\033OA" (etc) rather than just "OA".

Micah Cowan <micahcowan>
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