vt – emulate a VT-100 or VT-220 terminal
changes the color scheme to white text on a black background, but potentially with colors from escape sequences.
changes the color scheme to monochrome (no colors).
start in raw mode.
The right button has a menu with the following entries to provide the sort of character processing expected by non-Plan 9 systems:
Print a newline (linefeed) character after receiving a carriage return from the host.
Do not print a newline after carriage return.
Print a carriage return after receiving a newline from the host.
Do not print a carriage return after newline.
Enter raw (no echo, no interpretation) character mode for input.
Leave raw mode.
Toggle block selection for mode for rio snarf buffer.
The middle button has a menu with the following entries:
Move the display back one screenful.
Move the display forward one screenful. (These are a poor substitute for a scroll bar.)
Display the last screenful; the same as going
Pastes the contents of the
Copy selection to the
Send selection to the plumber.
Make new lines visible as they appear at the bottom.
When the page fills, pause and wait for a character to be typed before proceeding. The down arrow key advances a page without sending the character to the host.
This program is used only for communicating with foreign systems, so it is not as rich an emulation as its equivalent in other environments.
Use care in setting raw and newline modes when connecting to Unix systems via