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 +# $EPIC: window_hold_slider.txt,​v 1.4 2008/07/28 05:15:51 jnelson Exp $
 +======Synopsis:​======
 +[[window]] hold_slider <​number>​
 +
 +======Description:​======
 +Traditionally,​ when you turned hold mode on in ircII, you used the <​enter>​
 +key (technically,​ the [[bind send_line]] keybinding) to "​acknowledge" ​
 +that you had read everything in the window. ​ ircII would then scroll a 
 +full window of output before stopping again (and holding any further output). ​
 +This means that if you go away for a while, only one windowfull of output ever 
 +appears between your explcit acknowledgements with the <​enter>​ key.
 +
 +Traditionally,​ when you turned hold mode on in EPIC, the contents of the
 +window were frozen, and the only way to change what was on your display
 +was with the scrollback keybindings. (ie, [[bind scroll_forward]]).  ​
 +When you turned
 +hold_mode off, you were immediately rushed to the end of everything that
 +had been held while you were in hold mode.
 +
 +In order to reconcile these two very different views of hold_mode, this
 +new operation was created. ​ The <​number>​ argument specifies how much of 
 +the window'​s contents should be permitted to scroll off each time you 
 +hit <​enter>,​ at which point the client will begin holding new output.  ​
 +Each time you hit <​enter>,​ then <​number>​ also controls how much of the 
 +stuff that is being held will be unheld to your window.
 +
 +To get traditional ircII behavior, set this value to 100, which means that
 +a full window of output can scroll off between each time you press <​enter>​.
 +
 +To get traditional EPIC behavior, set this value to 0, which means that 
 +holding occurs immediately and hitting the <​enter>​ key will not unhold any
 +output being held.
 +
 +======History:​======
 +This operation first appeared in EPIC4-1.1.13.
  
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