MirBSD manpage: resize(1)

RESIZE(1)           UNIX Programmer's Manual            RESIZE(1)


     resize - set TERMCAP and terminal settings to current xterm
     window size


     resize [ -u | -c ] [ -s [ row col ] ]


     Resize prints a shell command for setting the TERM and
     TERMCAP environment variables to indicate the current size
     of xterm window from which the command is run.  For this
     output to take effect, resize must either be evaluated as
     part of the command line (usually done with a shell alias or
     function) or else redirected to a file which can then be
     read in.  From the C shell (usually known as /bin/csh), the
     following alias could be defined in the user's .cshrc:

             %  alias rs 'set noglob; eval `resize`'

     After resizing the window, the user would type:

             %  rs

     Users of versions of the Bourne shell (usually known as
     /bin/sh) that don't have command functions will need to send
     the output to a temporary file and the read it back in with
     the ``.'' command:

             $  resize > /tmp/out
             $  . /tmp/out


     The following options may be used with resize:

     -u      This option indicates that Bourne shell commands
             should be generated even if the user's current shell
             isn't /bin/sh.

     -c      This option indicates that C shell commands should
             be generated even if the user's current shell isn't

     -s [rows columns]
             This option indicates that Sun console escape
             sequences will be used instead of the VT100-style
             xterm escape codes. If rows and columns are given,
             resize will ask the xterm to resize itself.  How-
             ever, the window manager may choose to disallow the

             Note that the Sun console escape sequences are
             recognized by XFree86 xterm and by dtterm. The

XFree86                   Version 4.5.0                         1

RESIZE(1)           UNIX Programmer's Manual            RESIZE(1)

             resize program may be installed as sunsize, which
             causes makes it assume the -s option.

             The rows and columns arguments must appear last;
             though they are normally associated with the -s
             option, they are parsed separately.


     /etc/termcap   for the base termcap entry to modify.

     ~/.cshrc       user's alias for the command.


     csh(1), tset(1), xterm(1)


     Mark Vandevoorde (MIT-Athena), Edward Moy (Berkeley)
     Copyright (c) 1984, 1985 by X Consortium
     See X(7) for a complete copyright notice.

XFree86                   Version 4.5.0                         2

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