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View and modify terminal settings and capabilities. More information:

  • Move the cursor to a screen location:

tput cup {{row}} {{column}}

  • Set foreground (af) or background (ab) color:

tput {{setaf|setab}} {{ansi_color_code}}

  • Show number of columns, lines, or colors:

tput {{cols|lines|colors}}

  • Ring the terminal bell:

tput bel

  • Reset all terminal attributes:

tput sgr0

  • Enable or disable word wrap:

tput {{smam|rmam}}