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Re: command to clear screen buffer?

From: Chris Jones
Subject: Re: command to clear screen buffer?
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:53:57 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 05:08:45PM EDT, Captain Wiggum wrote:

> Some times I vim a confidential file or a p/w vault.
> Then this clear text info is trapped in my scroll back buffer forever.
> Is there a command to purge the scroll back buffer?
> If not, it seems like a good feature for the next version.
> Thanks!

Try this: 

clear the screen (via CTRL-L) and issue:

| CTRL-A :scrollback 0 <Enter>
| CTRL-A [ CTRL-U                # you can't scroll back
| CTRL-A :scrollback 500 <Enter>
| CTRL-A [ CTRL-U                # scroll back: your buffer is empty 


Oh My God!!! Larry is back!

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