TERMINFO(5)               NetBSD File Formats Manual               TERMINFO(5)

NAME
     terminfo -- terminal capability definition

DESCRIPTION
     terminfo describes the capabilities of terminals, used by programs such
     as vi(1), rogue(6) and libraries such as curses(3).  The terminfo source
     described here needs to be compiled with tic(1) to be of any use.

     Entries in terminfo consist of a number of comma separated fields.  White
     space after each comma is ignored.  Embedded commas must be escaped by
     using a backslash.  Lines beginning with `#' in the first column are
     treated as comments.  Blank lines are ignored.

     The header line must begin in column one and end with a comma.  Inside
     the header line are terminal name and aliases, separated by vertical
     bars, the last one being the long description of the terminal.

     Capability lines then follow, starting on column two and ending with a
     comma.  Each capability is listed by its name, followed by its value if
     applicable.  Booleans have no values, numeric values are prefixed by `#'
     and strings are prefixed by `='.  Numbers can range from 0 to 32767 and
     string values can be up to 1000 characters long.  This implementation
     supports strings upto 32767 characters long, including the NUL termina-
     tor.

     Some escapes are available for strings - both \E and \e map to the ESC
     character, ^X maps to a control-X for any appropriate X, and the
     sequences \n, \r, \t, \b and \f map to linefeed, return, tab, backspace,
     and formfeed respectively.  Any character can be escaped in octal, such
     as \072.  If you need to encode a NUL character, it should be escaped as
     \200.

     A delay in milliseconds may appear anywhere in a string capability, pre-
     fixed with a dollar sign and enclosed by angled brackets, such as $<5>.

   String Parameters
     String capabilities sometimes require parameters.  Normally this just
     involves replacing the parameter with a supplied variable; however, there
     are cases where the variable needs to be manipulated or used in condi-
     tional expressions.  A stack is also provided for simple pop and push
     operations.

     The below % encodings have the following meanings:

     %%       outputs %

     %[[:]flags][width[.precision]][doxXs]
              flags are ``[-+#]''.  Prefix with `:' to avoid interpreting
              ``%-'' as an operator.

     %c       pop a parameter and print the character representation of it.

     %s       pop a parameter and print the string representation of it.

     %p[1-9]  push the parameter [1-9].

     %P[a-z]  pop a parameter and push it to dynamic variable [a-z].

     %g[a-z]  push the dynamic variable [a-z].

     %P[A-Z]  pop a parameter and push it to static variable [a-z].

     %g[A-Z]  push the dynamic variable [A-Z].

              Static variables persist over tparm() whereas dynamic variables
              do not.

     %'c'     char constant c.

     %{nn}    integer constant nn.

     %l       push the string length of the previously popped parameter.

     %+ %- %* %/ %m
              arithmetic: pop two parameters and push the result.

     %& %| %^
              bit operations: pop two parameters and push the result.

     %! %~    unary operations: pop two parameters and push the result.

     %i       add 1 to parameters 1 and 2.

     %? expr %t then %e else %;
              If expr equates to zero then control passes to the optional else
              part.

   Boolean Capabilities
     Long name                    Code        TC
     auto_left_margin             bw          bw
     auto_right_margin            am          am
     back_color_erase             bce         ut
     can_change                   ccc         cc
     ceol_standout_glitch         xhp         xs
     col_addr_glitch              xhpa        YA
     cpi_changes_res              cpix        YF
     cr_cancels_micro_mode        crxm        YB
     dest_tabs_magic_smso         xt          xt
     eat_newline_glitch           xenl        xn
     erase_overstrike             eo          eo
     generic_type                 gn          gn
     hard_copy                    hc          hc
     hard_cursor                  chts        HC
     has_meta_key                 km          km
     has_print_wheel              daisy       YC
     has_status_line              hs          hs
     hue_light_saturation         hls         hl
     insert_null_glitch           in          in
     lpi_changes_yes              lpix        YG
     memory_above                 da          da
     memory_below                 db          db
     move_insert_mode             mir         mi
     move_standout_mode           msgr        ms
     needs_xon_xoff               nxon        nx
     no_esc_ctlc                  xsb         xb
     no_pad_char                  npc         NP
     non_dest_scroll_region       ndscr       ND
     non_rev_rmcup                nrrmc       NR
     over_strike                  os          os
     prtr_silent                  mc5i        5i
     row_addr_glitch              xvpa        YD
     semi_auto_right_margin       sam         YE
     status_line_esc_ok           eslok       es
     tilde_glitch                 hz          hz
     transparent_underline        ul          ul
     xon_xoff                     xon         xo

   Numeric Capabilities
     Long name                    Code        TC
     bit_image_entwining          bitwin      Yo
     bit_image_type               bitype      Yp
     buffer_capacity              bufsz       Ya
     buttons                      btns        BT
     columns                      cols        co
     dot_horz_spacing             spinh       Yc
     dot_vert_spacing             spinv       Yb
     init_tabs                    it          it
     label_height                 lh          lh
     label_width                  lw          lw
     lines                        lines       li
     lines_of_memory              lm          lm
     magic_cookie_glitch          xmc         sg
     max_attributes               ma          ma
     max_colors                   colors      Co
     max_micro_address            maddr       Yd
     max_micro_jump               mjump       Ye
     max_pairs                    pairs       pa
     maximum_windows              wnum        MW
     micro_col_size               mcs         Yf
     micro_line_size              mls         Yg
     no_color_video               ncv         NC
     num_labels                   nlab        Nl
     number_of_pins               npins       Yh
     output_res_char              orc         Yi
     output_res_horz_inch         orhi        Yk
     output_res_line              orl         Yj
     output_res_vert_inch         orvi        Yl
     padding_baud_rate            pb          pb
     print_rate                   cps         Ym
     virtual_terminal             vt          vt
     wide_char_size               widcs       Yn
     width_status_line            wsl         ws

   String Capabilities
     Long name                    Code        TC
     acs_chars                    acsc        ac
     alt_scancode_esc             scesa       S8
     back_tab                     cbt         bt
     bell                         bel         bl
     bit_image_carriage_return    bicr        Yv
     bit_image_newline            binel       Zz
     bit_image_repeat             birep       Xy
     carriage_return              cr          cr
     change_char_pitch            cpi         ZA
     change_line_pitch            lpi         ZB
     change_res_horz              chr         ZC
     change_res_vert              cvr         ZD
     change_scroll_region         csr         cs
     char_padding                 rmp         rP
     char_set_names               csnm        Zy
     clear_all_tabs               tbc         ct
     clear_margins                mgc         MC
     clear_screen                 clear       cl
     clr_bol                      el1         cb
     clr_eol                      el          ce
     clr_eos                      ed          cd
     code_set_init                csin        ci
     color_names                  colornm     Yw
     column_address               hpa         ch
     command_character            cmdch       CC
     create_window                cwin
     cursor_address               cup         cm
     cursor_down                  cud1        do
     cursor_home                  home        ho
     cursor_invisible             civis       vi
     cursor_left                  cub1        le
     cursor_mem_address           mrcup       CM
     cursor_normal                cnorm       ve
     cursor_right                 cuf1        nd
     cursor_to_ll                 ll          ll
     cursor_up                    cuu1        up
     cursor_visible               cvvis       vs
     define_bit_image_region      defbi       Yx
     define_char                  defc        ZE
     delete_character             dch1        dc
     delete_line                  dl1         dl
     device_type                  devt        dv
     dial_phone                   dial        DI
     dis_status_line              dsl         ds
     display_clock                dclk        DK
     display_pc_char              dispc       S1
     down_half_time               hd          hd
     ena_acs                      enacs       eA
     end_bit_image_region         endbi       Yy
     enter_alt_charset_mode       smacs       as
     enter_am_mode                smam        SA
     enter_blink_mode             blink       mb
     enter_bold_mode              bold        md
     enter_ca_mode                smcup       ti
     enter_delete_mode            smdc        dm
     enter_dim_mode               dim         mh
     enter_doublewide_mode        swidm       ZF
     enter_draft_quality          sdrfq       ZG
     enter_horizontal_hl_mode     ehhlm       Xh
     enter_insert_mode            smir        im
     enter_italics_mode           sitm        ZH
     enter_left_hl_mode           elhlm       Xl
     enter_leftward_mode          slm         ZI
     enter_low_hl_mode            elohlm      Xo
     enter_micro_mode             smicm       ZJ
     enter_near_quality_letter    snlq        ZK
     enter_normal_quality         snrmq       ZL
     enter_pc_charset_mode        smpch       S2
     enter_protected_mode         prot        mp
     enter_reverse_mode           rev         mr
     enter_right_hl_mode          erhlm       Xr
     enter_scancode_mode          smsc        S4
     enter_secure_mode            invis       mk
     enter_shadow_mode            sshm        ZM
     enter_standout_mode          smso        so
     enter_subscript_mode         ssubm       ZN
     enter_superscript_mode       ssupm       ZO
     enter_top_hl_mode            ethlm       Xt
     enter_underline_mode         smul        us
     enter_upward_mode            sum         ZP
     enter_vertical_hl_mode       evhlm       Xv
     enter_xon_mode               smxon       SX
     erase_chars                  ech         ec
     exit_alt_charset_mode        rmacs       ae
     exit_am_mode                 rmam        RA
     exit_attribute_mode          sgr0        me
     exit_ca_mode                 rmcup       te
     exit_delete_mode             rmdc        ed
     exit_doublewide_mode         rwidm       ZQ
     exit_insert_mode             rmir        ei
     exit_italics_mode            ritm        ZR
     exit_leftward_mode           rlm         ZS
     exit_micro_mode              rmicm       ZT
     exit_pc_charset_mode         rmpch       S3
     exit_scancode_mode           rmsc        S5
     exit_shadow_mode             rshm        ZU
     exit_standout_mode           rmso        se
     exit_subscript_mode          rsubm       ZV
     exit_superscript_mode        rsupm       ZW
     exit_underline_mode          rmul        ue
     exit_upward_mode             rum         ZX
     exit_xon_mode                rmxon       RX
     fixed_pause                  pause       PA
     flash_hook                   hook        fh
     flash_screen                 flash       vb
     form_feed                    ff          ff
     from_status_line             fsl         fs
     get_mouse                    getm        Gm
     goto_window                  wingo       WG
     hangup                       hup         HU
     init_1string                 is1         i1
     init_2string                 is2         i2
     init_3string                 is3         i3
     init_file                    if          if
     init_prog                    iprog       iP
     initialize_color             initc       Ic
     initialize_pair              initp       Ip
     insert_character             ich1        ic
     insert_line                  il1         al
     insert_padding               ip          ip
     key_a1                       ka1         K1
     key_a3                       ka3         K3
     key_b2                       kb2         K2
     key_backspace                kbs         kb
     key_beg                      kbeg        @1
     key_btab                     kcbt        kB
     key_c1                       kc1         K4
     key_c3                       kc3         K5
     key_cancel                   kcan        @2
     key_catab                    ktbc        ka
     key_clear                    kclr        kC
     key_close                    kclo        @3
     key_command                  kcmd        @4
     key_copy                     kcpy        @5
     key_create                   kcrt        @6
     key_ctab                     kctab       kt
     key_dc                       kdch1       kD
     key_dl                       kdl1        kL
     key_down                     kcud1       kd
     key_eic                      krmir       kM
     key_end                      kend        @7
     key_enter                    kent        @8
     key_eol                      kel         kE
     key_eos                      ked         kS
     key_exit                     kext        @9
     key_f0                       kf0         k0
     key_f1                       kf1         k1
     key_f10                      kf10        k;
     key_f11                      kf11        F1
     key_f12                      kf12        F2
     key_f13                      kf13        F3
     key_f14                      kf14        F4
     key_f15                      kf15        F5
     key_f16                      kf16        F6
     key_f17                      kf17        F7
     key_f18                      kf18        F8
     key_f19                      kf19        F9
     key_f2                       kf2         k2
     key_f20                      kf20        FA
     key_f21                      kf21        FB
     key_f22                      kf22        FC
     key_f23                      kf23        FD
     key_f24                      kf24        FE
     key_f25                      kf25        FF
     key_f26                      kf26        FG
     key_f27                      kf27        FH
     key_f28                      kf28        FI
     key_f29                      kf29        FJ
     key_f3                       kf3         k3
     key_f30                      kf30        FK
     key_f31                      kf31        FL
     key_f32                      kf32        FM
     key_f33                      kf33        FN
     key_f34                      kf34        FO
     key_f35                      kf35        FP
     key_f36                      kf36        FQ
     key_f37                      kf37        FR
     key_f38                      kf38        FS
     key_f39                      kf39        FT
     key_f4                       kf4         k4
     key_f40                      kf40        FU
     key_f41                      kf41        FV
     key_f42                      kf42        FW
     key_f43                      kf43        FX
     key_f44                      kf44        FY
     key_f45                      kf45        FZ
     key_f46                      kf46        Fa
     key_f47                      kf47        Fb
     key_f48                      kf48        Fc
     key_f49                      kf49        Fd
     key_f5                       kf5         k5
     key_f50                      kf50        Fe
     key_f51                      kf51        Ff
     key_f52                      kf52        Fg
     key_f53                      kf53        Fh
     key_f54                      kf54        Fi
     key_f55                      kf55        Fj
     key_f56                      kf56        Fk
     key_f57                      kf57        Fl
     key_f58                      kf58        Fm
     key_f59                      kf59        Fn
     key_f6                       kf6         k6
     key_f60                      kf60        Fo
     key_f61                      kf61        Fp
     key_f62                      kf62        Fq
     key_f63                      kf63        Fr
     key_f7                       kf7         k7
     key_f8                       kf8         k8
     key_f9                       kf9         k9
     key_find                     kfnd        @0
     key_help                     khlp        %1
     key_home                     khome       kh
     key_ic                       kich1       kI
     key_il                       kil1        kA
     key_left                     kcub1       kl
     key_ll                       kll         kH
     key_mark                     kmrk        %2
     key_message                  kmsg        %3
     key_mouse                    kmous       Km
     key_move                     kmov        %4
     key_next                     knxt        %5
     key_npage                    knp         kN
     key_open                     kopn        %6
     key_options                  kopt        %7
     key_ppage                    kpp         kP
     key_previous                 kprv        %8
     key_print                    kprt        %9
     key_redo                     krdo        %0
     key_reference                kref        &1
     key_refresh                  krfr        &2
     key_replace                  krpl        &3
     key_restart                  krst        &4
     key_resume                   kres        &5
     key_right                    kcuf1       kr
     key_save                     ksav        &6
     key_sbeg                     kBEG        &9
     key_scancel                  kCAN        &0
     key_scommand                 kCMD        *1
     key_scopy                    kCPY        *2
     key_screate                  kCRT        *3
     key_sdc                      kDC         *4
     key_sdl                      kDL         *5
     key_select                   kslt        *6
     key_send                     kEND        *7
     key_seol                     kEOL        *8
     key_sexit                    kEXT        *9
     key_sf                       kind        kF
     key_sfind                    kFND        *0
     key_shelp                    kHLP        #1
     key_shome                    kHOM        #2
     key_sic                      kIC         #3
     key_sleft                    kLFT        #4
     key_smessage                 kMSG        %a
     key_smove                    kMOV        %b
     key_snext                    kNXT        %c
     key_soptions                 kOPT        %d
     key_sprevious                kPRV        %e
     key_sprint                   kPRT        %f
     key_sr                       kri         kR
     key_sredo                    kRDO        %g
     key_sreplace                 kRPL        %h
     key_sright                   kRIT        %i
     key_srsume                   kRES        %j
     key_ssave                    kSAV        !1
     key_ssuspend                 kSPD        !2
     key_stab                     khts        kT
     key_sundo                    kUND        !3
     key_suspend                  kspd        &7
     key_undo                     kund        &8
     key_up                       kcuu1       ku
     keypad_local                 rmkx        ke
     keypad_xmit                  smkx        ks
     lab_f0                       lf0         l0
     lab_f1                       lf1         l1
     lab_f10                      lf10        la
     lab_f2                       lf2         l2
     lab_f3                       lf3         l3
     lab_f4                       lf4         l4
     lab_f5                       lf5         l5
     lab_f6                       lf6         l6
     lab_f7                       lf7         l7
     lab_f8                       lf8         l8
     lab_f9                       lf9         l9
     label_format                 fln         Lf
     label_off                    rmln        LF
     label_on                     smln        LO
     meta_off                     rmm         mo
     meta_on                      smm         mm
     micro_column_address         mhpa        ZY
     micro_down                   mcud1       ZZ
     micro_left                   mcub1       Za
     micro_right                  mcuf1       Zb
     micro_row_address            mvpa        Zc
     micro_up                     mcuu1       Zd
     mouse_info                   minfo       Mi
     newline                      nel         nw
     order_of_pins                porder      Ze
     orig_colors                  oc          oc
     orig_pair                    op          op
     pad_char                     pad         pc
     parm_dch                     dch         DC
     parm_delete_line             dl          DL
     parm_down_cursor             cud         DO
     parm_down_micro              mcud        Zf
     parm_ich                     ich         IC
     parm_index                   indn        SF
     parm_insert_line             il          AL
     parm_left_cursor             cub         LE
     parm_left_micro              mcub        Zg
     parm_right_cursor            cuf         RI
     parm_right_micro             mcuf        Zh
     parm_rindex                  rin         SR
     parm_up_cursor               cuu         UP
     parm_up_micro                mcuu        Zi
     pc_term_options              pctrm       S6
     pkey_key                     pfkey       pk
     pkey_local                   pfloc       pl
     pkey_norm                    pln         pn
     pkey_plab                    pfxl        xl
     pkey_xmit                    pfx         px
     print_screen                 mc0         ps
     ptr_non                      mc5p        pO
     ptr_off                      mc4         pf
     ptr_on                       mc5         po
     pulse                        pulse       PU
     quick_dial                   qdial       QD
     remove_clock                 rmclk       RC
     repeat_char                  rep         rp
     req_for_input                rfi         RF
     req_mouse_pos                reqmp       RQ
     reset_1string                rs1         r1
     reset_2string                rs2         r2
     reset_3string                rs3         r3
     reset_file                   rf          rf
     restore_cursor               rc          rc
     row_address                  vpa         cv
     save_cursor                  sc          sc
     scancode_escape              scesc       S7
     scroll_forward               ind         sf
     scroll_reverse               ri          sr
     select_char_set              scs         Zj
     set0_des_seq                 s0ds        s0
     set1_des_seq                 s1ds        s1
     set2_des_seq                 s2ds        s2
     set3_des_seq                 s3ds        s3
     set_a_attributes             sgr1        sA
     set_a_background             setab       AB
     set_a_foreground             setaf       AF
     set_attributes               sgr         sa
     set_background               setb        Sb
     set_bottom_margin            smgb        Zk
     set_bottom_margin_parm       smgbp       Zl
     set_clock                    sclk        SC
     set_color_band               setcolor
     set_color_pair               scp         sp
     set_foreground               setf        Sf
     set_left_margin              smgl        ML
     set_left_margin_parm         smglp       Zm
     set_lr_margin                smglr
     set_page_length              slines      Yz
     set_pglen_inch               slength     sL
     set_right_margin             smgr        MR
     set_right_margin_parm        smgrp       Zn
     set_tab                      hts         st
     set_tb_margin                smgtb       MT
     set_top_margin               smgt        Zo
     set_top_margin_parm          smgtp       Zp
     set_window                   wind        wi
     start_bit_image              sbim        Zq
     start_char_set_def           scsd        Zr
     stop_bit_image               rbim        Zs
     stop_char_set_def            rcsd        Zt
     subscript_characters         subcs       Zu
     superscript_characters       supcs       Zv
     tab                          ht          ta
     these_cause_cr               docr        Zw
     to_status_line               tsl         ts
     tone                         tone        TO
     underline_char               uc          uc
     up_half_line                 hu          hu
     user0                        u0          u0
     user1                        u1          u1
     user2                        u2          u2
     user3                        u3          u3
     user4                        u4          u4
     user5                        u5          u5
     user6                        u6          u6
     user7                        u7          u7
     user8                        u8          u8
     user9                        u9          u9
     wait_tone                    wait        WA
     xoff_character               xoffc       XF
     xon_character                xonc        XN
     zero_motion                  zerom       Zx

   A Sample Entry
     vt100|dec vt100 (w/advanced video),
     am, xenl, msgr, mc5i, xon,
     cols#80, it#8, lines#24, vt#3,
     acsc=``aaffggjjkkllmmnnooppqqrrssttuuvvwwxxyyzz{{||}}~~, bel=^G,
     cr=^M, csr=\E[%i%p1%d;%p2%dr, tbc=\E[3g, clear=\E[H\E[J$<50>,
     el1=\E[1K$<3>, el=\E[K$<3>, ed=\E[J$<50>,
     cup=\E[%i%p1%d;%p2%dH$<5>, cud1=^J, home=\E[H, cub1=^H,
     cuf1=\E[C$<2>, cuu1=\E[A$<2>, enacs=\E(B\E)0, smacs=^N,
     smam=\E[?7h, blink=\E[5m$<2>, bold=\E[1m$<2>, rev=\E[7m$<2>,
     smso=\E[7m$<2>, smul=\E[4m$<2>, rmacs=^O, rmam=\E[?7l,
     sgr0=\E[m017$<2>, rmso=\E[m$<2>, rmul=\E[m$<2>, ka1=\EOq,
     ka3=\EOs, kb2=\EOr, kbs=^H, kc1=\EOp, kc3=\EOn, kcud1=\EOB,
     kent=\EOM, kf0=\EOy, kf1=\EOP, kf2=\EOQ, kf3=\EOR, kf4=\EOS,
     kf5=\EOt, kf6=\EOu, kf7=\EOv, kf8=\EOl, kf9=\EOw, kf10=\EOx,
     kcub1=\EOD, kcuf1=\EOC, kcuu1=\EOA, rmkx=\E[?1l\E>,
     smkx=\E[?1h\E=, lf1=pf1, lf2=pf2, lf3=pf3, lf4=pf4,
     cud=\E[%p1%dB, cub=\E[%p1%dD, cuf=\E[%p1%dC, cuu=\E[%p1%dA,
     mc0=\E[0i, mc4=\E[4i, mc5=\E[5i,
     rs2=\E>\E[?3l\E[?4l\E[?5l\E[?7h\E[?8h, rc=\E8, sc=\E7,
     ind=^J, ri=\EM$<5>,
     sgr=\E[0%?%p1%p6%|%t;1%;%?%p2%t;4%;%?%p1%p3%|%t;7%;%?%p4%t;5%;m%?%p9%t016%e017%;$<2>,
     hts=\EH, ht=^I,

   Fetching Compiled Descriptions
     This implementation uses hashed databases managed by cdb(5) instead of
     directories.  To maintain compatability with other implementations, .cdb
     is appended to each file checked.

     If the environment variable TERMINFO is available, does not begin with
     (`/'), can be compiled with the above rules and whose name matches TERM
     then it is used.

     If the environment variable TERMCAP is available and does not begin with
     a slash (`/') then it will be translated into terminfo and compiled as
     above.  If its name matches TERM then it is used.

     If the environment variable TERMINFO is available and begins with a slash
     (`/') then only this file is searched.  Otherwise terminfo will first
     look for $HOME/.terminfo, followed by /usr/share/misc/terminfo unless
     TERMINFO_DIRS is available.  If a matching description is not found then
     a small embedded database is searched, which currently holds descriptions
     for ansi, dumb, vt100, vt220, wsvt25, and xterm.

FILES
     $HOME/.terminfo.cdb           Database of terminal descriptions for per-
                                   sonal use.
     /usr/share/misc/terminfo      File containing terminal descriptions.
     /usr/share/misc/terminfo.cdb  Database of terminal descriptions.

SEE ALSO
     infocmp(1), tic(1), tput(1), curses(3), cdb(5)

STANDARDS
     terminfo complies with the X/Open Curses Issue 4, Version 2
     (``XCURSES4.2'') standard.

     Extensions to the standard are noted in tic(1).

AUTHORS
     Roy Marples <roy@NetBSD.org>

NetBSD 6.0                       June 6, 2012                       NetBSD 6.0

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