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Default Keybindings

  • C-a :


  • colon [prefix]


Allows you to enter “.screenrc” command lines. Useful for on-the-fly modification of key bindings, specific window creation and changing settings. Note that the set keyword no longer exists! Usually commands affect the current window rather than default settings for future windows. Change defaults with commands starting with def….

If you consider this as the “ex command mode” of screen, you may regard C-a esc (copy mode) as its “vi command mode”.


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