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crosstalk vt100 [message #79224] Sun, 02 June 2013 23:14
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Date: Wed, 6-Mar-85 22:02:11 EST
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Posted: Wed Mar  6 22:02:11 1985
Date-Received: Fri, 8-Mar-85 04:49:35 EST
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I just bought Crosstalk and have been having some problems with the vt100
emulator:  
  VAX (UNIX)
   1.  When quitting more, the entire screen backround would turn cyan.
   2.  If a line extended off the right, all characters past column 80
       would just overstrike in column 80 (no wraparound).
  IBM (VMS)
   3.  Sometimes when refreshing the screen, the new screen would fill
       with graphics characters (not filtered by INfilter).

To solve problem 1, I created a new termcap file for "xt100" containing:
	:so=2\E[1m:tc=vt100:
   (by changing from 7m to 1m (highlight) the rest of the screen is not
   affected)
To solve problem 2, I first tried removing am (auto margin) from the
   termcap file, but that didn't help.  So, I created a file to send the
   ANSI control for wraparound back to the TIPC, and put the line
     cat reset
   in my .login file.  Type the following (ESC is the key not the string):
     cat > reset
     ESC[?7h
     ^D
   you can also add:
     ESC[2J
   to clear the screen when you first logon (see ch 9 of MS-DOS for more)
I haven't found a convenient solution for problem 3, but, it's a rare
   occurence.

Fred Hollander
Penn State University
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