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Default Keybindings

  • C-a i
  • C-a C-i


  • info


Uses the message line to display some information about the current window: the cursor position in the form “(column,row)” starting with “(1,1)”, the terminal width and height plus the size of the scrollback buffer in lines, like in “(80,24)+50”, the current state of window XON/XOFF flow control is shown like this (see also section Flow-Control):

automatic flow control, currently on.
automatic flow control, currently off.
flow control enabled. Agrees with automatic control.
flow control disabled. Disagrees with automatic control.
flow control enabled. Disagrees with automatic control.
flow control disabled. Agrees with automatic control.

The current line wrap setting (“+wrap” indicates enabled, “-wrap” not) is also shown. The flags “ins”, “org”, “app”, “log”, “mon” or “nored” are displayed when the window is in insert mode, origin mode, application-keypad mode, has output logging, activity monitoring or partial redraw enabled.

The currently active character set (G0, G1, G2, or G3) and, in square brackets, the terminal character sets that are currently designated as G0 through G3 is shown. If the window is in UTF-8 mode, the string “UTF-8” is shown instead.

Additional modes depending on the type of the window are displayed at the end of the status line (see also chapter Window Types).

If the state machine of the terminal emulator is in a non-default state, the info line is started with a string identifying the current state.

For system information use the time command.


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