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Old 04-19-2005, 05:21 AM   #1
Akiles
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Howto increase the terminal window buffer size


Hi,

I'm working with mysql at command line. My problem is that for large tables I can't see them completely on the terminal window.

How can I increase the "buffer" of the terminal window making it use a horizontal scroll?

On WinXP terminal this is called "Screen Buffer Size". Anyboby knows how can I increase this buffer on linux?

NB: I know that '\G' on mysql could show me the table on vertical, but I doesn't like much of this view.

Thanx in advance
AkiL

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Old 04-19-2005, 10:07 AM   #2
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i just found this, looks like it is what your looking for. i think the text wrapping is controled by the terminal, such as Konsole. im not sure which terminals support horizontal scroll bars, but i think im going to try the terminator.
 
Old 04-19-2005, 10:20 AM   #3
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Thanx sirclif,

I'll download and try.

I like the features they present.

Thax again, AkiL
 
Old 04-19-2005, 11:17 AM   #4
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let me know if you get it working, cause im haveing a lot of trouble.
 
  


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