Re: [dev] [st] st+vifm+nvim or st+mutt+nvim wrong terminal geometry

From: German Hammerl <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2023 17:01:34 +0100

Dear all,

it seems to be a specific problem with nvim,
as vim does not have the mentioned issues
in a dwm+st environment.

Sorry for asking the quesion in this mailing list.


On 25.01 04:35, German Hammerl wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am new to this mailing list and have problems to search the
> archives, therefore I dare to ask, even though this question may
> already have been asked and answered before:
> In vanilla dwm, by, e.g., starting mutt or vifm via
> st -e mutt
> st -e vifm
> I receive a fullscreen terminal window correctly displaying
> the content of mutt or vifm, but if I then
> open a mail in mutt or a file in vifm invoking nvim,
> the terminal geometry in nvim is acually that size
> of a single floating window of st, resulting in a scrambeled display
> of the mail or file in nvim. Ctrl+L will not fix the display, but
> only a switch to 'monocl' and back to 'tile'.
> Is there any way to correct the terminal geometry after
> opening the st terminal?
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance
> German
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