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Termcap file for BSD and other Unix systems contains a wealth of information on hundreds of different terminals. If you ever wondered just what sequence a terminal sends when you push a certain key, you will find that info

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This archive contains the BSD termcap
file. It is a wealth of information on
the capabilities of hundreds of termin-
als. If you ever wonder just what some
terminal sends when you push a special key
you will find that information here.


File TERMSBSD.ZIP from The Programmer’s Corner in
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Termcap file for BSD and other Unix systems contains a wealth of information on hundreds of different terminals. If you ever wondered just what sequence a terminal sends when you push a certain key, you will find that info
File Name File Size Zip Size Zip Type
FILE_ID.DIZ 242 166 deflated
README 1325 573 deflated
TERMCAP 184119 58748 deflated

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Contents of the README file


This archive contains the BSD termcap
file. It is a wealth of information on
the capabilities of hundreds of termin-
als. If you ever wonder just what some
terminal sends when you push a special key
you will find that information here.
This file contains the BSD termcap file. It is a wealth of information
on termincal capabilities. To understand what all this information
means, I suggest the O'Reilly & Associates book "Termcap & Terminfo"
ISBN 0-937175-22-6. For a free catalog of O'Reilly books write to:

O'Reilly & Assosicates Inc.
632 Petaluma Ave.
Sebastopol, CA 95472-9902

Here is a short list of termcap symbols to get you started:

Symbol Meaning
-------------------------------------------------------
is initialization string
if initialization file
rs reset string
rf reset file
kl left arrow key
kr right arrow key
ku up arrow key
kd down arrow key
li# number of lines on screen
co# number of columns on screen
up up cursor
nd right cursor
do down cursor
le left cursor
bs terminal can do ^H backspace
k1 function key f1
k2 function key f2
k3 function key f3
f4 function key f4
fn function key fn
f0 function key f10
bl audio bell
mb turn on blink
mr turn on reverse video
me turn off attributes

This list is just an introduction, you need to get a book to really
understand it completely.




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