Definitions

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  • noun computing The part of a scrolling display that precedes the current line or section.

Etymologies

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scroll +‎ back

Examples

  • My friends and I have been doing essentially the same thing for the past few years, by using local IRC-like server with multiple permanent channels, and everybody connects to it using an irc client run within the screen utility, so connections are permanent and the chat history is available in scrollback.

    37 Signals Launches Campfire

  • ZOC's extensive features and functions, including a typed command history, scrollback, multiple window support and others, make it the ideal tool for people needing to access Unix shell accounts from a Windows platform.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • There are also other minor improvements to the Evince Document Viewer (primarily for PDFs), the Epiphany web browser, font installation through Nautilus, unlimited scrollback support in the GNOME Terminal, partial iPod/iPod Touch/iPhone support via GVFS picking up the new libimobiledevice library, accelerating more of the GNOME Games using the Clutter tool-kit, and much more.

    Phoronix

  • There are also other minor improvements to the Evince Document Viewer (primarily for PDFs), the Epiphany web browser, font installation through Nautilus, unlimited scrollback support in the GNOME Terminal, partial iPod/iPod Touch/iPhone support via GVFS picking up the new libimobiledevice library, accelerating more of the GNOME Games using the Clutter tool-kit, and much more.

    Phoronix

  • It's functions (like tabbed sessions, typed command history, scrollback, multiple window support, etc.) and solidly implemented emulations make it the preferred tool for people who have to access Unix shell accounts from a Windows or Mac OS X platform.

    MacUpdate - Mac OS X

  • · Fast - 20-200% faster output display than the standard Windows console window Built-in screen scrollback buffer lets you review or print output from past commands at any time

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • Additionally, the utility has insert/delete line, support for multiple character sets, a scrollback history buffer for each virtual terminal, and a copy-and-paste mechanism that allows moving text regions between windows.

    tuxmachines.org

  • ZOC's extensive features and functions, including a typed command history, scrollback, multiple window support and others, make it the ideal tool for people needing to access Unix shell accounts from a Windows platform.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • · Built-in screen scrollback buffer lets you review or print output from past commands at any time.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • NEW: option (program settings) for progams like vi/scree/mc/etc. to not write to scrollback

    MacUpdate - Mac OS X

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