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Re: Hi .. question about region fading

From: Sadrul Habib Chowdhury
Subject: Re: Hi .. question about region fading
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 17:27:43 -0400

On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 6:22 AM, Vladimir Todorov <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am new to this mailing list.
> I have a question about screen.
> Generally when I use screen I have several regions opened. Currently I have
> made my hard status line display which are my opened virtual consoles and
> which console I am using at the moment. And the caption line displays the
> name of the console.  I also use tilda to hide and show the console in which
> screen is running. The problem is that when I open up the console I cannot
> understand which region is currently active before I type something in. So I
> was wondering if there is a way to somehow fade the inactive regions (the
> regions that has no focus) or put something in the caption that says that
> the region is inactive/active? Also is there a way to make a message appear
> in the center of a region stating that the region has gained focus when I
> press CTRL+A TAB (something like the feature in ratpoison)? It would be
> useful If there was an option that draws a thin red border around the active
> region.

Not quite what you want: but I think you'll find the '%F' escape
useful for caption string. From the man-page, using "caption string
'%?%F%{.R.}%?%3n %t%? [%h]%?'" will color the background of the
caption a bright red.


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