Summary: Enabling Scroll Bars on Terminals

From: Simon Wagstaff (
Date: Wed Aug 13 1997 - 14:14:14 CDT

Howdy Sunners,

Thanks to the following generous individuals for helping me out. Thanks
also to any "in-transist" responders.

All those listed above had variations on the solution, which was to
ensure that my xterm entry was configured properly, including the -sb

ex. /usr/openwin/bin/xterm -fn 6x13 -sb -ls -display %IP#% -name %T% &

The -sb switch is what I was missing. Once incorporated, you can use
CTRL plus both mouse buttons (2 button mouse on my pc clients) to bring
up a menu, one choice from which enables/disables the scroll bars.
Right mouse button moves up, left down. CTRL plus right mouse brings up
fonts menu, CTRL plus left mouse brings up Main Options screen.

Thanks again for the assistance.


Simon Wagstaff					
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Tellabs Operations Inc.			   Phn.   512-218-5826
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