resize application's X terminal

Jiri Olsa olsajiri at
Mon Apr 7 01:32:04 PDT 2008

Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Jiri Olsa, le Mon 07 Apr 2008 10:18:12 +0200, a écrit :
>> Nicolas George wrote:
>>> Le nonidi 19 germinal, an CCXVI, Jiri Olsa a écrit :
>>>> yes, that application is started from the xterm, 
>>>> and it can do whatever application is allowed to do.
>>> Then you can try the two following commands:
>>> printf '\033[8;20;120t'
>>> (see ctlseqs.txt from xterm doc for details on this one)
>>> echo $WINDOWID
>>> These are shell, but of course any application can do the same.
>>> On the other hand, I personally would very much dislike an application that
>>> tries to move around the xterm from which I started it.
>>> Regards,
>> thanks, it works for me.
>> It looks like it is only for xterm, correct?
>> Or does it suppose to work in every X terminal.
> WINDOWID is exposed by all X terminals I know.
> Samuel

good news, thanks


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