On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 03:03:57PM +0200, Bertram Scharpf wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Am Donnerstag, 24. Jul 2008, 16:57:40 +0200 schrieb Wojciech Puchar:
> >> I know from some old Linux installations that Less and Vim are able to
> >> switch to an alternate screen buffer. They use the escape sequences
> >> "\e[?1047h" and "\e[?1047l" to switch back respectively.
> >>
> >> How can I activate this in FreeBSD?
> >
> > no idea but do
> >
> > someprg 2>&1|vim -
> 
> No. I will not waive. This is not Microsoft here.
> 
> Edit /usr/share/misc/termcap. Change the following entry:
> 
>   xterm|xterm-color|X11 terminal emulator:\
>           :ti=\E[?47h:te=\E[?47l:tc=xterm-xfree86:

47 by itself won't clear the alternate buffer (probably not what is intended).
For more information

        http://invisible-island.net/xterm/xterm.faq.html#xterm_tite

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