?
Solved

Changing Xterm Scrollbar Width

Posted on 1997-02-26
1
Medium Priority
?
770 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
Is there a way to change the scrollbar width of a xterm window when running under olwm (Open Look Window Manager)?
I remember that, with Motif, setting the resource
      Xterm*scrollBarWidth:NNN
worked, but this seems to have no effect with OpenWindows.
0
Comment
Question by:rfi
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
rleyton earned 160 total points
ID: 1811800
As far as I can tell, the *standard* xterminal xterm(1) does not have the resource you specify available (This is true of Solaris and HP-UX)

You might want to try downloading a Motif xterminal, then set this resouce. OLWM is just a Window manager after all, and if the xterminal you compile/run has this configuration option available, you can set it. X will handle the resource issue.

Check out some X related ftp sites/pages for motif based xterms. Also, investigate the other x-terminal programs installed on your system. These might have this option (dtterm? cmdtool?)

Try: http://www.rahul.net/kenton/xsites.html for a pretty comprehensive OSF/Motif WWW site list.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In tuning file systems on the Solaris Operating System, changing some parameters of a file system usually destroys the data on it. For instance, changing the cache segment block size in the volume of a T3 requires that you delete the existing volu…
Using libpcap/Jpcap to capture and send packets on Solaris version (10/11) Library used: 1.      Libpcap (http://www.tcpdump.org) Version 1.2 2.      Jpcap(http://netresearch.ics.uci.edu/kfujii/Jpcap/doc/index.html) Version 0.6 Prerequisite: 1.      GCC …
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
Learn how to navigate the file tree with the shell. Use pwd to print the current working directory: Use ls to list a directory's contents: Use cd to change to a new directory: Use wildcards instead of typing out long directory names: Use ../ to move…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month11 days, 22 hours left to enroll

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question