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Re: PuTTY BCE (was: ncurses under sshd)

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: PuTTY BCE (was: ncurses under sshd)
Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2004 10:07:07 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 11 Sep 2004, Alain Bench wrote:

> Hello Thomas, Jim,
>  On Monday, August 2, 2004 at 7:26:28 PM -0400, Thomas E. Dickey wrote:
> > PuTTY normally doesn't do erasures with the current background color.
> > (I seem to recall someone recently saying that it's configurable, but
> > it is not, for instance, in the version of PuTTY that I've been using
> > since last year).
>     PuTTY has a setting to do BCE or not, since as far as I remember
> (don't know, 0.51 from 2000 at least): "BCE"=dword:00000001 in the
> registry, or Settings/Terminal/Use background colour to erase screen
> checkbox. The instalation default for new sessions was BCE=off until
> version 0.53b. Now since October 14 2002 it's BCE=on (released in 0.54).
> Existing sessions retain setting as it was when saved, of course.

I did update "putty" recently in


and that shows bce.

Thomas E. Dickey

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