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Re: local and remote screens

From: Aaron Davies
Subject: Re: local and remote screens
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 08:52:46 +0800

one of these days i'm going to rewrite the Telnet Song
<> about
screen. i just need to figure out how to get "control a d" to scan to
"control up-arrow q". :)

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 3:42 AM, Pia Mikeal <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Dec 2008, Rich Boyce wrote:
>>> ^a a d
>>> where ^ denotes the control key.
>> Bingo! Nested screens seems to be what I was after, and works for me. I
>> tried nested screens before, but didn't know about the ^a-a-d to control the
>> nested screen session, so I could only control the top-level screen. This is
>> perfect.
> You can nest screens quite deep.  Just add an extra "a" for the control
> character for each screen you are nested deep, and this works for all screen
> commands.  So just as ^a d detaches one level deep, ^a a d two levels, ^a a
> a d would detach 3 levels deep.  Likewise, to open a new window in a screen
> one level deep ^a c and a window in a screen two levels deep such as the
> remote screen you were talking about here would be ^a a c
>> Certainly does! Thanks very much,
> You are welcome!  I am glad to help!
> Pia Mikeal
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> Markey Center for Structural Biology
> Purdue University
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