Re: Borderless terms

Bart De Win (
Mon, 14 Sep 1998 09:41:33 +0200 (CEST)

Tomas Duewiger writes:
 > Dan Riley <> writes:
 > > In the screen shot at, how
 > > did Chris get the terminal that is running top on the left side in the
 > > background to appear without any borders? I can not seem to find any
 > > reference to this in the faq or docs.
 > I think it's not without any borders, it's just without handles (the
 > borders at the bottom). You can define this in your database file with:
 > Style "WindowWithoutHandles" NoHandles (maybe also NoTitle)
 > To get away the scrollbars you have to call the term with that parameter,
 > for example:
 > rxvt +sb -T "WindowWithoutHandles" 
 > You need the -T (Title) option for afterstep to identfy the window and
 > compare it with the databse entries. 
 > This way you will still have a thin border around the window, but if you
 > use the right colors you won't really see it. I use this for a log file
 > that always stays open in the back.
Or you can try to use Eterm which supports true windowless borders
(although I have a problem configuring it the way I want).  I 
can't give you a direct link, but finding it shouldn't be too hard.