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Re: escape delay time

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: escape delay time
Date: Tue, 9 May 2006 14:59:13 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 9 May 2006, Bob Rossi wrote:

On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 07:04:48AM -0400, Pierre Abbat wrote:
Is there a way to take the escape delay time down to 100 or 200 ms? I'm
writing an application that will be used on a LAN, and a second is too long.
I tried timeout(100), but that didn't seem to work.

I believe you can set the environment variable ESCDELAY to 0.

...as well as the global variable ESCDELAY

Thomas E. Dickey

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