Re: screen restore after curses program

From: Michael Paoli (michael1cat_at_yahoo.com)
Date: 10/01/04


Date: 30 Sep 2004 22:48:32 -0700

Bill Marcum <bmarcum@iglou.com.urgent> wrote in message news:<5vpr22-69t.ln1@don.localnet>...
> ["Followup-To:" header set to alt.linux.]
> On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 22:00:31 GMT, Bit Twister
> <BitTwister@localhost.localdomain> wrote:
> > On Wed, 29 Sep 2004 14:38:23 -0700, Average Joe wrote:
> >> After I quit from man, emacs, mutt, slrn, or any other curses? program,
> >> the screen is restored to what it was before I executed the program. How
> >> do I change this behavior to not restore the screen?
> >> After I man something I like to still see the results of what I man'd on
> >> screen so I can use it as reference.
> Or if you are using xterm, control-middle-click and uncheck "Enable
> Alternate Screen Switching". Other terminals might have different ways
> to configure this.

xterm(1)
$ fgrep titeInhibit ~/.Xdefaults
.xterm.vt100.titeInhibit: true