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Re: Alternate buffer reset

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Alternate buffer reset
Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2018 18:37:16 -0500
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On Sat, Dec 22, 2018 at 09:55:39AM -0600, Bryan Christ wrote:
> When I issue a "reset" command, there are quite a few control codes that
> get emitted.  When I cross reference them in the VT100 manual and the Xterm
> manual, none of the codes specifically state that they should "hard reset"
> the terminal.  Basically, I'm wondering what would be a good control code
> to regard for that so that I can flip my terminal buffer back to normal?

well... usually there's no hard reset (for xterm) since it's intentionally
emulating a VT220 (or higher).  A real hardware terminal would do odd things
like resetting the connection to the host; xterm imitates some of that by
a bell - not something that users like a lot.
> (this is a continuation of a previous question)
> -- 
> Bryan
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