Console mode scrolling
fernando.apesteguia at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 16:02:46 UTC 2009
2009/4/17 Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de>:
> On Fri, 17 Apr 2009 16:55:16 +0200, Fernando Apesteguía <fernando.apesteguia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is there a way to scroll the screen in console mode? Something like I
>> do in Linux with Ctrl + Page Up?
> FreeBSD offers a better solution than Linux: It uses the key on
> the keyboard that is intended to do this.
> Have a look at the ScrL (Scroll Lock) key. Have you ever asked
> yourself what this key will do? Try it, press it! :-)
Believe it or not, I forgot about the key because I never had to use
it before :)
> Use the up / down and page up / page down arrow keys then. To
> relapse to normal operations, press ScrL again.
> While in ScrL mode, you can still enter data, but it won't be
> echoed to the terminal. You will see it after exiting ScrL
> To indicate ScrL mode, the block cursor will disappear.
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