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Boolean Capabilities

5i 		   Printer will not echo on screen

am Automatic margins which means automatic line wrap

bs Control-H (8 dec.) performs a backspace

bw Backspace on left margin wraps to previous line and right margin

da Display retained above screen

db Display retained below screen

eo A space erases all characters at cursor position

es Escape sequences and special characters work in status line

gn Generic device

hc This is a hardcopy terminal

HC The cursor is hard to see when not on bottom line

hs Has a status line

hz Hazel tine bug, the terminal can not print tilde characters

in Terminal inserts nulls, not spaces, to fill whitespace

km Terminal has a meta key

mi Cursor movement works in insert mode

ms Cursor movement works in standout/underline mode

NP No pad character

NR ti does not reverse te

nx No padding, must use XON/XOFF

os Terminal can overstrike

ul Terminal underlines although it can not overstrike

xb Beehive glitch, f1 sends ESCAPE, f2 sends ^C

xn Newline/wraparound glitch

xo Terminal uses xon/xoff protocol

xs Text typed over standout text will be displayed in standout

xt Teleray glitch, destructive tabs and odd standout mode

Converted on:
Fri Mar 29 14:43:04 EST 1996