automargins

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 automargins [2015/09/07 03:22] automargins [2015/09/07 03:22] (current) Line 1: Line 1: + =====About Automargin support===== + + Starting in EPIC5-1.4, EPIC has improved automargin support, which makes it easier to copy and paste long URLs. + + These are the steps: + - **Use a terminal emulator that supports automargins (they pretty much all do)** + - **Set your TERM env variable to something that supports automargins.** <​code>​export TERM=vt102am​ should do the job + - **Restart EPIC after you've updated the TERM.** ​ \\ It's not enough to just change the TERM and re-attach screen. It's a good idea to check this when you're upgrading. + - **/[[SET CONTINUED_LINE|SET -CONTINUED_LINE]]** \\ to get rid of the + thingee + - **/[[SET INDENT|SET -INDENT]]** \\ to get rid of indenting the 2nd and subsequent lines + - **/[[SET FIRST_LINE]] :::**  \\ or something if you don't use /set output_rewrite to prefix every line + - **/[[SET WORD_BREAK]]<​space><​space><​enter>​** ​ \\ URLs contain commas and dots and semicolons, and you don't want epic to word break on anything other than a space. + + That should do it!  Your display will now use the final column + on the display, and urls should be unmangled when you copy them + + If you "​forget"​ to /[[SET CONTINUED_LINE|SET -CONTINUED_LINE]] or /[[SET WORD_BREAK]] or /[[SET INDENT|SET -INDENT]] ​ + and want to rebreak your windows in order to take advantage of this after + the fact, you can always just do /[[WINDOW REBREAK_SCROLLBACK]] after setting things the way you need. + + *** IMPORTANT! *** \\ + Note that you _must_ be running with a TERM supporting + automargins or this will not change things! + + You can check this by doing <​code>/​eval echo \$getcap(TERM enter_am_mode)​ + If it returns blank, then your TERM does not support automargins. + \\ *** IMPORTANT! ***