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View and modify terminal settings and capabilities.

  • Move the cursor to a screen location:

tput cup {{y_coordinate}} {{x_coordinate}}

  • 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 / Disable word wrap:

tput {{smam|rmam}}