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Re: flashing symptoms

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: flashing symptoms
Date: Tue, 7 Nov 2000 07:45:04 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, Frank Heckenbach wrote:

> BTW, I recently wrote a program for a similar purpose. I called it
> tless (less with terminal control sequences sequences). It allows to
> step forward and back through a file with escape sequences. Stepping
> back is done be re-writing the complete file up to the new position,
> so it's not well suited for larger files. It's quite primitive, but

you probably could improve it by checking for clear-screen control
and verifying the cursor position at that point using the cursor position
report if it's properly implemented.

> it has worked for me. If anyone is interested, I've put it at
> http://fjf.gnu.de/tless.c
> Frank

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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