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4. Summary of Capability Names

Here are all the terminal capability names in alphabetical order with a brief description of each. For cross references to their definitions, see the index of capability names (see section Capability Index).

`ae'
String to turn off alternate character set mode.
`al'
String to insert a blank line before the cursor.
`AL'
String to insert n blank lines before the cursor.
`am'
Flag: output to last column wraps cursor to next line.
`as'
String to turn on alternate character set mode.like.
`bc'
Very obsolete alternative name for the `le' capability.
`bl'
String to sound the bell.
`bs'
Obsolete flag: ASCII backspace may be used for leftward motion.
`bt'
String to move the cursor left to the previous hardware tab stop column.
`bw'
Flag: `le' at left margin wraps to end of previous line.
`CC'
String to change terminal's command character.
`cd'
String to clear the line the cursor is on, and following lines.
`ce'
String to clear from the cursor to the end of the line.
`ch'
String to position the cursor at column c in the same line.
`cl'
String to clear the entire screen and put cursor at upper left corner.
`cm'
String to position the cursor at line l, column c.
`CM'
String to position the cursor at line l, column c, relative to display memory.
`co'
Number: width of the screen.
`cr'
String to move cursor sideways to left margin.
`cs'
String to set the scroll region.
`cS'
Alternate form of string to set the scroll region.
`ct'
String to clear all tab stops.
`cv'
String to position the cursor at line l in the same column.
`da'
Flag: data scrolled off top of screen may be scrolled back.
`db'
Flag: data scrolled off bottom of screen may be scrolled back.
`dB'
Obsolete number: msec of padding needed for the backspace character.
`dc'
String to delete one character position at the cursor.
`dC'
Obsolete number: msec of padding needed for the carriage-return character.
`DC'
String to delete n characters starting at the cursor.
`dF'
Obsolete number: msec of padding needed for the formfeed character.
`dl'
String to delete the line the cursor is on.
`DL'
String to delete n lines starting with the cursor's line.
`dm'
String to enter delete mode.
`dN'
Obsolete number: msec of padding needed for the newline character.
`do'
String to move the cursor vertically down one line.
`DO'
String to move cursor vertically down n lines.
`ds'
String to disable the display of the status line.
`dT'
Obsolete number: msec of padding needed for the tab character.
`ec'
String of commands to clear n characters at cursor.
`ed'
String to exit delete mode.
`ei'
String to leave insert mode.
`eo'
Flag: output of a space can erase an overstrike.
`es'
Flag: other display commands work while writing the status line.
`ff'
String to advance to the next page, for a hardcopy terminal.
`fs'
String to move the cursor back from the status line to its previous position (outside the status line).
`gn'
Flag: this terminal type is generic, not real.
`hc'
Flag: hardcopy terminal.
`hd'
String to move the cursor down half a line.
`ho'
String to position cursor at upper left corner.
`hs'
Flag: the terminal has a status line.
`hu'
String to move the cursor up half a line.
`hz'
Flag: terminal cannot accept `~' as output.
`i1'
String to initialize the terminal for each login session.
`i3'
String to initialize the terminal for each login session.
`ic'
String to insert one character position at the cursor.
`IC'
String to insert n character positions at the cursor.
`if'
String naming a file of commands to initialize the terminal.
`im'
String to enter insert mode.
`in'
Flag: outputting a space is different from moving over empty positions.
`ip'
String to output following an inserted character in insert mode.
`is'
String to initialize the terminal for each login session.
`it'
Number: initial spacing between hardware tab stop columns.
`k0'
String of input sent by function key 0 or 10.
`k1 ... k9'
Strings of input sent by function keys 1 through 9.
`K1 ... K5'
Strings sent by the five other keys in 3-by-3 array with arrows.
`ka'
String of input sent by the "clear all tabs" key.
`kA'
String of input sent by the "insert line" key.
`kb'
String of input sent by the "backspace" key.
`kC'
String of input sent by the "clear screen" key.
`kd'
String of input sent by typing the down-arrow key.
`kD'
String of input sent by the "delete character" key.
`ke'
String to make the function keys work locally.
`kE'
String of input sent by the "clear to end of line" key.
`kF'
String of input sent by the "scroll forward" key.
`kh'
String of input sent by typing the "home-position" key.
`kH'
String of input sent by the "home down" key.
`kI'
String of input sent by the "insert character" or "enter insert mode" key.
`kl'
String of input sent by typing the left-arrow key.
`kL'
String of input sent by the "delete line" key.
`km'
Flag: the terminal has a Meta key.
`kM'
String of input sent by the "exit insert mode" key.
`kn'
Numeric value, the number of numbered function keys.
`kN'
String of input sent by the "next page" key.
`ko'
Very obsolete string listing the terminal's named function keys.
`kP'
String of input sent by the "previous page" key.
`kr'
String of input sent by typing the right-arrow key.
`kR'
String of input sent by the "scroll reverse" key.
`ks'
String to make the function keys transmit.
`kS'
String of input sent by the "clear to end of screen" key.
`kt'
String of input sent by the "clear tab stop this column" key.
`kT'
String of input sent by the "set tab stop in this column" key.
`ku'
String of input sent by typing the up-arrow key.
`l0'
String on keyboard labelling function key 0 or 10.
`l1 ... l9'
Strings on keyboard labelling function keys 1 through 9.
`le'
String to move the cursor left one column.
`LE'
String to move cursor left n columns.
`li'
Number: height of the screen.
`ll'
String to position cursor at lower left corner.
`lm'
Number: lines of display memory.
`mb'
String to enter blinking mode.
`md'
String to enter double-bright mode.
`me'
String to turn off all appearance modes
`mh'
String to enter half-bright mode.
`mi'
Flag: cursor motion in insert mode is safe.
`mk'
String to enter invisible mode.
`mm'
String to enable the functioning of the Meta key.
`mo'
String to disable the functioning of the Meta key.
`mp'
String to enter protected mode.
`mr'
String to enter reverse-video mode.
`ms'
Flag: cursor motion in standout mode is safe.
`nc'
Obsolete flag: do not use ASCII carriage-return on this terminal.
`nd'
String to move the cursor right one column.
`nl'
Obsolete alternative name for the `do' and `sf' capabilities.
`ns'
Flag: the terminal does not normally scroll for sequential output.
`nw'
String to move to start of next line, possibly clearing rest of old line.
`os'
Flag: terminal can overstrike.
`pb'
Number: the lowest baud rate at which padding is actually needed.
`pc'
String containing character for padding.
`pf'
String to terminate redirection of output to the printer.
`po'
String to redirect further output to the printer.
`pO'
String to redirect n characters of output to the printer.
`ps'
String to print the screen on the attached printer.
`rc'
String to move to last saved cursor position.
`RI'
String to move cursor right n columns.
`rp'
String to output character c repeated n times.
`rs'
String to reset the terminal from any strange modes.
`sa'
String to turn on an arbitrary combination of appearance modes.
`sc'
String to save the current cursor position.
`se'
String to leave standout mode.
`sf'
String to scroll the screen one line up.
`SF'
String to scroll the screen n lines up.
`sg'
Number: width of magic standout cookie. Absent if magic cookies are not used.
`so'
String to enter standout mode.
`sr'
String to scroll the screen one line down.
`SR'
String to scroll the screen n line down.
`st'
String to set tab stop at current cursor column on all lines. programs.
`ta'
String to move the cursor right to the next hardware tab stop column.
`te'
String to return terminal to settings for sequential output.
`ti'
String to initialize terminal for random cursor motion.
`ts'
String to move the terminal cursor into the status line.
`uc'
String to underline one character and move cursor right.
`ue'
String to turn off underline mode
`ug'
Number: width of underlining magic cookie. Absent if underlining doesn't use magic cookies.
`ul'
Flag: underline by overstriking with an underscore.
`up'
String to move the cursor vertically up one line.
`UP'
String to move cursor vertically up n lines.
`us'
String to turn on underline mode
`vb'
String to make the screen flash.
`ve'
String to return the cursor to normal.
`vi'
String to make the cursor invisible.
`vs'
String to enhance the cursor.
`wi'
String to set the terminal output screen window.
`ws'
Number: the width of the status line.
`xb'
Flag: superbee terminal.
`xn'
Flag: cursor wraps in a strange way.
`xs'
Flag: clearing a line is the only way to clear the appearance modes of positions in that line (or, only way to remove magic cookies on that line).
`xt'
Flag: Teleray 1061; several strange characteristics.


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