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When using something like MySQL in the terminal and request to see a table with many columns, in the terminal it just loops around and looks unreadable until I paste it into a text editor like gedit. Is it possible to have the terminal scroll sideway's? Logs also don't look readable sometimes until I paste to something that can scroll sideway's like gedit.
I use Xterm currently.
I got a gnome-terminal; I like this emulator most out of the ones I have tried (which is like 1-2 mostly looking at features). However I don't know how to get side scrolling with this emulator. To me it looks just like another xterm though its slightly faster at executing commands.
As far as I can tell, there aren't any terminals that allow sidescrolling (although if someone knows of one that would be very nice to know!). It may just be that bash itself continues the line at the end of the 'screen' width (the terminal width in the case of graphical emulators).