Ah - that makes sense,  and since VT-100 are not fully ANSI, that's likely why it's not listed in my circa 1976 VT-100 programmers manual and probably why it does not work for Jacob. ;-)


On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 3:45 PM, Erik E. Fair <fair-tuhs@netbsd.org> wrote:
The sequence ESC-c is ANSI X3.64 for "reset to initial state" which
happens to clear the screen, among other things. I still use it
frequently to reset Mac OS X "Terminal" windows to a sane state,
manually entered.

        Erik <fair@netbsd.org>