A command in
screen can either be bound to a key, invoked from a
screenrc file, or called from the
(see Customization). As of version 3.3, all commands can be bound
to keys, although some may be less useful than others.
For a number of real life working examples of the most important
commands see the files etc/screenrc and etc/etcscreenrc
of your screen distribution.
In this manual, a command definition looks like this:
An argument in square brackets (‘’) is optional. Many commands take an argument of ‘on’ or ‘off’, which is indicated as state in the definition.