Lear Siegler ADM3 terminals

From: Tom Jennings <tomj_at_wps.com>
Date: Thu May 20 01:00:37 2004

On Wed, 2004-05-19 at 16:34, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> > The ADM3 did not perform cursor addressing, which the ADM3A did, making the 3A
> > much more useful in many applications - I don't think there would be a termcap
> > entry for a 3.

Yeah, our nspeed setup had commands pre-loaded in various buffers, one
useful macro was (this is wired into my brain at a very low level though
I haven't typed the command in 31 years!) ^BB (Control-B B), execute
buffer B, which:

"erased" the screen (might have been 24 LFs)
move edit point back 12 lines
print 24 lines
move edit point fwd 12 lines (back to original point)

eg. centering your work on the screen and showing + and - 12 lines, eg a

I assume everyone knows how teco works... ahem
Received on Thu May 20 2004 - 01:00:37 BST

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