Subject: Re: X Window window scroll bars?
To: T. Sean \(Theo\) Schulze <71410.25@CompuServe.COM>
From: Allen Briggs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/05/1997 10:04:46
> For me it wasn't a question of scrolling *back*, but rather seeing the
> last lines printed (scrolling *forward*). When, for example, I list a
> directory with a lot of files in it, the top of the list stays on the
> screen right after the command prompt at which I typed "ls".
Oh! So your window is much larger than the screen. Look into the '-g'
(-geometry) option... For xterms, it's text rows & columns, for most X
apps, it's pixel dimensions. You might also want to look into finding a
virtual or panning window mananger. fvwm and afterstep seem to be
popular. I don't know if afterstep does panning, though. I've never
Allen Briggs - end killing - email@example.com