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I want to launch a bunch of xtreminal windows from a shell script.
How can we specify the location of these windows on the screen?
Does 'xterm' have any options to fix the x and y coordinates of the window?

Secondly,  On the Exceed terminal can we set up keyboard mappings similar to telnet ones?
How do we do this?

Thanks in advance
regards
bitnal
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by:Otetelisanu
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Look
man xterm
and
man X11

xterm -display joesws:0 -geometry 1000x1000+0+0

 
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xterm –geometry 80x50-50+150 &
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by:norsethomas
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Otetelisanu and shivsa are right wrt the on-screen
position. In order to set up key mappings for an
xterm, you should read about the

XTerm*VT100.gaKeymap.translations:

and

XTerm*VT100.translations

entries in the user's default resource file ($HOME/.Xdefaults)
These mappings should work with exceed, too.

Thomas
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by:bitnal
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Go ahead  and split the points.
Thanks for the help.

bitnal
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by:liddler
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Bitnal,
You can split the points yourself, in the proportions you choose.  See:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Solaris/help.jsp#hi19
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