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8.4.6 Displays

Command: displays

(C-a *)
Shows a tabular listing of all currently connected user front-ends (displays). This is most useful for multiuser sessions.

The following keys can be used in displays list:

k, C-p, or up Move up one line.

j, C-n, or down Move down one line.

C-a or home Move to the first line.

C-e or end Move to the last line.

C-u or C-d Move one half page up or down.

C-b or C-f Move one full page up or down.

mouseclick Move to the selected line. Available when mousetrack is set to on.

space Refresh the list.

d Detach the selected display.

D Power detach the selected display.

C-g, enter, or escape Exit the list.

The following is an example of what displays could look like:

xterm 80x42   jnweiger@/dev/ttyp4      0(m11)    &rWx
facit 80x24   mlschroe@/dev/ttyhf nb  11(tcsh)    rwx
xterm 80x42   jnhollma@/dev/ttyp5      0(m11)    &R.x
 (A)   (B)       (C)     (D)     (E)  (F)(G)    (H)(I)

The legend is as follows:
(A) The terminal type known by screen for this display.
(B) Displays geometry as width x height.
(C) Username who is logged in at the display.
(D) Device name of the display or the attached device
(E) Display is in blocking or nonblocking mode. The available modes are "nb", "NB", "Z<", "Z>", and "BL".
(F) Number of the window
(G) Name/title of window
(H) Whether the window is shared
(I) Window permissions. Made up of three characters:

(1st character)
    ‘-’ : no read
    ‘r’ : read
    ‘R’ : read only due to foreign wlock
(2nd character)
    ‘-’ : no write
    ‘.’ : write suppressed by foreign wlock
    ‘w’ : write
    ‘W’ : own wlock
(3rd character)
    ‘-’ : no execute
    ‘x’ : execute

Displays needs a region size of at least 10 characters wide and 5 characters high in order to display.

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