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 changing a terminal's background color

Is there a way to set the terminal background from a shell
so that the color attribute is changed to that color and
the new background rendition of the terminal is applied
to every character position on the screen possibly
clearing the screen? The clear command seems to
lack such functionality.

All suggestions are welcome!



 Wed, 26 Nov 2003 13:30:08 GMT   
 changing a terminal's background color

TERM=xterm-color export TERM
tput setab 4
tput clear

that works for me.

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 Wed, 26 Nov 2003 14:43:16 GMT   
 changing a terminal's background color
[optional FUP2 c.w.x for X11-specific replies]

(must be T.Dickeys xterm, as the MIT xterm doesn't know color)


package contains terminal description, as does ncurses, and also an
explanation of all control/escape sequences (the latter is why i post)


 Thu, 27 Nov 2003 02:21:57 GMT   
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