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[Request] Fingerterm to support scrollback buffer and fonts [answered]

asked 2014-01-27 03:31:13 +0200

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updated 2015-01-21 10:40:10 +0200

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Request to implement a configurable scroll back buffer for fingerterm

So for example I can do "ls -al" of a long folder and don't have to pipe to "more" or "less" etc to view the output page by page. I can run the ls command and let everything scroll by and then use a finger to scroll back to previous pages of output.

Secondly, is it possible to modify fingerterm so that I can set alternative fonts and colours for the terminal? Sometimes it helps to make things a bit more readable and also to fit more text in the screen (especially useful to view rows of text that are very wide). Having the text truncated on the right and brought to a new line makes reading difficult in some cases.

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answered 2014-01-27 08:39:52 +0200

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updated 2014-01-27 08:41:57 +0200

Fingerterm has a scrollback buffer. In the menu (three line symbol, top right) you can change Drag mode to Scroll and then scroll back with your finger. (The default mode is Gesture, where PgUp and PgDn is performed with a flick up or down, but for me it is not working – I only get the text "PgUp" or "PgDn" to pop up on top of the text, but the view doesn't move.)

You can change the font size too in the top right menu. With long lines, landscape mode helps.

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