DECPCTERM—Enter/Exit PCTerm or Scancode Mode
DECPCTERM enables you to switch the terminal between VT mode and PCTerm mode, while the terminal is in VT mode. It also enables you to switch the terminal between ASCII character and scancode keycode mode, while the terminal is in SCO Console mode.
selects VT mode or PCTerm mode. In SCO console mode, this parameter selects ASCII characters or scancode keycode mode. When the mode changes, some operating features are changed to reflect the characteristics of the selected emulation mode.
|Ps1||VT Emulation Mode||SCO Console Mode|
|0 or none||VT Mode||ASCII characters|
indicates the character set selection. See SCS—Select Character Set for the character set designators.
The character sets selectable with single-digit Ps2 parameters are available for both VT mode and PCTerm mode. If you select one of these character sets for use in PCTerm mode, then you can use the SCS—Select Character Set command to modify the PCTerm character set.
The PC character sets selectable with three-digit Ps2 parameters are available only in PCTerm mode or SCO console emulation. (SCO console uses PC character sets.) If you select one of these PC character sets, then the SCS command to invoke a character set is ignored.
|0 or none||No Change|
|7||ISO Latin 1|
|8||VT character set|
|852||PC Slavic (Latin 2)|
|863||PC French Canadian|