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Syntax
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screen [length <number>] | [width <number>] | [TERM <termtype>]



Description
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Changes your screen length, width or terminal type. Max screenwidth applies everywhere. Max screenlength applies when you have paging on and get lots of output from commands like "help".

<number> can be from 20 to 160 for width and 10 to 50 for length. For width, the value 0 also can be given. This will make word-wrapping be turned off entirely. These terminal types are supported so far:

dumb, vt100, vt102, vt200, vt220, vt300, vt320, vt330, vt340, vt400, ansi, xterm, colxterm, vt52, atari, adm3a

If you are unsure which terminal type you have, use "dumb", which is nothing. Some terminals can crash when getting the wrong escape sequences, but if you set your terminal type to the right thing you are quite safe.



Examples
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  • screen term vt52 - Sets terminal type to vt52.
  • screen width 60 - Sets your screen width to 60 characters.
  • screen length 24 - Sets your screen length to 24 lines.


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