Terminal Guide

Alternate Screen Buffer, With Clear on Exit


Like alternate screen buffer but clears the alternate buffer on reset.

The clear of the alternate buffer fills all cells in the alternate buffer with space and the current SGR state.

Leaving this mode might clear the text selection in terminals that support copy and paste.

urxvt ( ✓ )

🛆 See alternate screen buffer for differences.

xterm ( ✔ )

🛈 The 'titeInhibit' resource allows disabling of support for this mode. This setting itself is switchable from the application via mode allow alternate screen buffer. 🛆 on deactivation this unsets the pending wrap state without wrapping.

konsole ( ✓ )

🛆 See alternate screen buffer for differences.