Key Combos

Character Combo Effect
Notes: All characters are lower case. Upper case characters are explicitly prefixed with SHIFT
CTRL+A C Creates a new window.
CTRL+A Shift+A Set Window Name
CTRL+A {number} Switch to window
CTRL+A Select Window
CTRL+A CTRL+A Scroll Between Windows
CTRL+A D Detach from Screen

How to Start

screen -DR            -> list of detached screen
screen -r PID         -> attach detached screen session
screen -dmS MySession -> start a detached screen session
screen -r MySession   -> attach screen session with name MySession

.screenrc Entries

Tabs at Bottom of Screen

hardstatus alwayslastline
hardstatus string '%{= kG}[ %{G}%H %{g}][%= %{= kw}%?%-Lw%?%{r}(%{W}%n*%f%t%?(%u)%?%{r})%{w}%?%+Lw%?%?%= %{g}][%{B} %d/%m%{W}%c %{g}]'

Turn off Visual Bell/Splash Screen

startup_message off # Turn off the splash screen
vbell off # turn off visual bell

Allow Scrolling

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screencheatsheet.txt · Last modified: 2018/03/01 20:01 (external edit)
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