Date: Wed, 6-Mar-85 22:02:11 EST
Posted: Wed Mar 6 22:02:11 1985
Date-Received: Fri, 8-Mar-85 04:49:35 EST
Organization: Pennsylvania State Univ.
I just bought Crosstalk and have been having some problems with the vt100
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).
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:
(by changing from 7m to 1m (highlight) the rest of the screen is not
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
in my .login file. Type the following (ESC is the key not the string):
cat > reset
you can also add:
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
Penn State University