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Re: hot change screens locale

From: David Niklas
Subject: Re: hot change screens locale
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 2016 21:53:16 -0400

On Sun, 7 Aug 2016 14:49:16 <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Aug 2016, David Niklas wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I changed my locale from C to en_US.utf8. All my applications which I
> > have running under screen have accepted the new encoding upon restart.
> > But screen, which would be a pain to restart at this point, has not
> > detected this.
> > Is there a way to tell screen that my locale has changed without a
> > restart?  
> Does
> :utf8 on on
> do what you want?
> ftmp:
> utf8 [on|off [on|off]]
> Change the encoding used in the current window. If utf8 is enabled,
> the strings sent to the window will be UTF-8 encoded and vice versa.
> Omitting the parameter toggles the setting. If a second parameter is
> given, the display's encoding is also changed (this should rather be
> done with screen's "-U" option).  See also "defutf8", which changes the
> default setting of a new window.

I just wanted to thank you.
^a : utf8 on on
worked like a charm.


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