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Re: how to send the <esc> keystroke to a window?

From: Phil!Gregory
Subject: Re: how to send the <esc> keystroke to a window?
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2006 22:00:33 -0500
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* sven <address@hidden> [2006-01-27 01:23 +0100]:
> screen -S program -X register k c
> screen -S program -X paste k

You can also just use:

  screen -S program -X stuff c

> now how can i send the escape key just as if <esc> was pressed in that 
> window?

I assume you're running this from the shell or a shell script.  If so, you
can use backticks:

  screen -S program -X stuff `echo -ne '\e'`

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