To access and use the contents in the scrollback buffer, use the
copy command. See Copy.
Same as the
scrollback command except that the default setting
for new windows is changed. Defaults to 100.
Set the size of the scrollback buffer for the current window to num lines. The default scrollback is 100 lines. Use
to view the current setting.
This tells screen whether to suppress trailing blank lines when scrolling up text into the history buffer. Turn compacting ‘on’ to hold more useful lines in your scrollback buffer.