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What is this referring to? I'm curious to know. [[User:Brianbaligad|Brianbaligad]] ([[User talk:Brianbaligad|talk]]) 06:07, 20 October 2013 (UTC)
 
What is this referring to? I'm curious to know. [[User:Brianbaligad|Brianbaligad]] ([[User talk:Brianbaligad|talk]]) 06:07, 20 October 2013 (UTC)
 
:The Tek terminal emulation, changing from Xlfd to xft type faces by a menu selection, and the Ctrl-Mouseclick pop-up menus, all seem  unusual to me.  Being able to customize the mouse-click text selections using regular expressions is a newer feature of xterm that might be considered unusual.  Too bad the wiki article doesn't cover that how-to.
 
:The Tek terminal emulation, changing from Xlfd to xft type faces by a menu selection, and the Ctrl-Mouseclick pop-up menus, all seem  unusual to me.  Being able to customize the mouse-click text selections using regular expressions is a newer feature of xterm that might be considered unusual.  Too bad the wiki article doesn't cover that how-to.
 
:[[User:Thisoldman|Thisoldman]] ([[User talk:Thisoldman|talk]]) 14:06, 20 October 2013 (UTC)
 
:[[User:Thisoldman|Thisoldman]] ([[User talk:Thisoldman|talk]]) 14:06, 20 October 2013 (UTC)
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==trannset-df with xterm emulators==
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I use xfce-terminal. I think it emulates xterm when compatibility is needed, is it the same as being defined? 'Cause I'm getting errors. [[User:Lelele|Lelele]] ([[User talk:Lelele|talk]])
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:Xfce-terminal does not set or use the $TERM variable in the same way as xterm.  Xfce-terminal man pages refer to termcap and Archlinux uses terminfo.  See this [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=175581 forum thread]. 
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:--[[User:Thisoldman|Thisoldman]] ([[User talk:Thisoldman|talk]]) 14:51, 25 January 2014 (UTC)
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==<s>Fix the alt key section</s>==
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For a user which is customized to emacs keybinding, such as {{ic|alt+f}} and {{ic|alt+b}} to move a word forward and backward, {{ic|alt+d}} and {{ic|alt+backspace}} to delete a word forward and backward, one may want xterm to behave as such. For this type of user, {{ic|XTerm*eightBitInput: false}} or {{ic|XTerm*metaSendsEscape: true}} is needed so that {{ic|xterm}} behaves as expected.
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For a user which is customized to default xterm settings, such as {{ic|alt+d}} to type {{ic|ä}} and {{ic|alt+f}} to type {{ic|æ}}, the default {{ic|xterm}} behavior, i.e. {{Ic|XTerm*eightBitInput: true}} and {{Ic|XTerm*metaSendsEscape: false}}, is more suitable.
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[[User:Alive4ever|Alive4ever]] ([[User talk:Alive4ever|talk]])
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:Yes, examples like that belong in the article section. Right now it contains an unexplained solution to an unspecified problem. -- [[User:Alad|Alad]] ([[User talk:Alad|talk]]) 09:54, 23 October 2016 (UTC)
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::Thanks for expanding the section. [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Xterm&curid=6512&diff=454820&oldid=454812] Closing -- [[User:Alad|Alad]] ([[User talk:Alad|talk]]) 12:42, 23 October 2016 (UTC)

Latest revision as of 12:42, 23 October 2016

"some unusual features"

What is this referring to? I'm curious to know. Brianbaligad (talk) 06:07, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

The Tek terminal emulation, changing from Xlfd to xft type faces by a menu selection, and the Ctrl-Mouseclick pop-up menus, all seem unusual to me. Being able to customize the mouse-click text selections using regular expressions is a newer feature of xterm that might be considered unusual. Too bad the wiki article doesn't cover that how-to.
Thisoldman (talk) 14:06, 20 October 2013 (UTC)

trannset-df with xterm emulators

I use xfce-terminal. I think it emulates xterm when compatibility is needed, is it the same as being defined? 'Cause I'm getting errors. Lelele (talk)

Xfce-terminal does not set or use the $TERM variable in the same way as xterm. Xfce-terminal man pages refer to termcap and Archlinux uses terminfo. See this forum thread.
--Thisoldman (talk) 14:51, 25 January 2014 (UTC)

Fix the alt key section

For a user which is customized to emacs keybinding, such as alt+f and alt+b to move a word forward and backward, alt+d and alt+backspace to delete a word forward and backward, one may want xterm to behave as such. For this type of user, XTerm*eightBitInput: false or XTerm*metaSendsEscape: true is needed so that xterm behaves as expected.

For a user which is customized to default xterm settings, such as alt+d to type ä and alt+f to type æ, the default xterm behavior, i.e. XTerm*eightBitInput: true and XTerm*metaSendsEscape: false, is more suitable. Alive4ever (talk)

Yes, examples like that belong in the article section. Right now it contains an unexplained solution to an unspecified problem. -- Alad (talk) 09:54, 23 October 2016 (UTC)
Thanks for expanding the section. [1] Closing -- Alad (talk) 12:42, 23 October 2016 (UTC)