Re: [dev] [st] When shrinking the width of a st window, overflowing text gets cut out and it is no longer retrievable, not even if the width is reset to the original one

From: runrin <>
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2021 15:09:24 -0800

Using a terminal multiplexer such as tmux solves this problem.

On Tue, Jan 05, 2021 at 08:16:57PM +0100, LuxGiammi wrote:
> Dear suckless developers,
> It's my first message in this mailing list.
> I've been using st for more than one year and I've always had the intention
> to ask this. I know that there must be a way to solve the problem (in fact,
> I started to study X programming in my - little - spare time just for this
> reason), but as for now, I'm quite stuck. I regularly use a window manager
> (I started with i3, but now I'm happily using dwm) and it's not so uncommon
> that I need more than one terminal on the screen. The problem is, however,
> that whenever I spawn more terminals, depending, of course, on the WM
> layout, the overflowing text of shrunk terminals gets cut and therefore
> permanently lost. For the "Y axis" text I simply installed the scrollback
> patch, but for the "X axis" text, apparently, there are no patches.
> So my questions for you are:
> 1. Has this problem previously discussed? If so, what were the outcomes of
> the discussion?
> 2. I haven't found one yet on the website, but is there a patch that solves
> this problem?
> Thanks in advance.
> Luxgiammi
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