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Re: graphic characters set

From: dickey
Subject: Re: graphic characters set
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 06:44:43 -0800 (PST)
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On Feb 25, 4:20 am, Antonio Macchi <address@hidden> wrote:
> this command should starts the graphic character set (to create masks)
> $ tput smacs
> but, using aterm or Eterm, it does not work
> but it works using this form (lieing...)
> $ TERM=xterm tput smacs
> does anyone know where is the problem?

tput (and ncurses in general) is unrelated to bash.

As I suggested, the place to start is in the terminfo manpage,
where it describes line-drawing.  (Look in that manpage for
"alternate", "acs", etc).

Thomas E. Dickey

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