termyctl [options] [command] [arg]
termyctl is used to set and clear various useful attributes from within a TermySequence terminal session. The effects of setting these attributes will vary depending on the specific client program being used.
termyctl also provides an interface to check the status of and adjust "per-session" environment variables whose values depend on the terminal's current owning client. DISPLAY and SSH_AUTH_SOCK are examples of environment variables typically managed in this way. Which variables are considered per-session is controlled by the client program, typically via terminal profile settings.
Check the status of per-session environment variables, if any. The output consists of a list of variable names along with the value that each variable should have (according to the terminal's current ownership), the value that the multiplexer server believes the variable to have (based on when the environment was last reset), and the value that the variable actually has.
Print a set of shell assignment statements which adjust the environment to correspond to the environment of the connected client which currently owns the terminal. A reset-env command will also be included if necessary. The output of this command is suitable for evaluation by the shell using eval.
Inform the multiplexer that the terminal's environment has been updated to match the environment of the connected client which currently owns the terminal. This command should not be run unless the environment has in fact been updated. A call to this command will be included in the output of fix-env when appropriate.
- set-icon name
Set an icon name for the terminal session. If the client supports this attribute, the corresponding icon will be displayed with the terminal thumbnail or otherwise associated with the terminal.
Unset the custom icon name for the terminal session, which will cause the client to revert to its default behavior for the terminal icon. Note that setting the empty string is the same as clearing the icon; to force display of no icon in qtermy(1), set the name "none".
- set-badge format
Set the badge format for the terminal session. This is a text string which may optionally contain attribute names of the form "\(name)", which will be expanded to the attribute's value dynamically. Quote the text if it contains spaces. Setting the empty string indicates that no badge should be displayed.
The TermySequence protocol specifies many useful attributes that can be displayed in terminal badges, and custom attributes can be set as well. The client may have a means of inspecting the available attributes, such as the "View Terminal Information" action within qtermy(1).
Unset the custom badge for the terminal session, which will cause the client to revert to its default behavior for the terminal badge.
- set-layout spec
This is a qtermy(1)-specific option which sets the layout of the terminal viewport and its supporting widgets. The argument is a comma-separated list of numbers (without spaces) where each number refers to a specific widget:
0) the terminal viewport itself
1) marks widget
2) plain scroll bar
3) minimap widget
4) timing widget
The letter "s" may be placed between numbers in the list to request a separator line. A minus sign in front of a number will place the widget at the given location but hide it. Example: "-4,1,s,0,-2,3"
Unset the custom layout for the terminal session, which will cause the client to revert to the default layout.
- set-fills spec
This is a qtermy(1)-specific option which sets column fills (vertical lines) at specific column positions in the terminal viewport. The argument is a comma-separated list of fill definitions, each taking the form "<column>[:<color>]" where column is the column number at which to place the fill, and color is a 256-color palette index in the range 0 to 255. If color is omitted, the terminal foreground color is used. Example: "78,80:9"
Unset custom column fills for the terminal session, which will cause the client to revert to the default fills.
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When using qtermy(1) it is possible to manage these settings strictly on the client side using settings profiles. This script is provided for completeness.
termyctl is a wrapper script that uses termy-query(1). to set the session attributes. The escape sequences used are specific to TermySequence. Running this script under other terminal emulators will have undefined results.
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