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For questions regarding the use of Escape Code sequences to control video terminals.

Many video terminals, e.g. VT100, used a number of escape sequences in order to control the display.

Escape sequences were used to clear the screen, move the cursor, change character highlighting etc.

Later terminals used larger numbers of sequences as a larger number of facilities were provided.

Use this tag for questions regarding the content of sequences and their compatability with specific models of terminal.