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Re: command to clear screen buffer?

From: Konstantin Svist
Subject: Re: command to clear screen buffer?
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2013 11:07:35 -0700
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On 04/27/2013 10:53 AM, Chris Jones wrote:
> 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 
> CJ

Can that be made into a shortcut?

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