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Inactive region appears after 'split' command in gnu screen now. You must go to the new region and type :screen. Only after that shell session appears in this region.

Is it possible to make new region with shell session or other program? Not from config file, but from running screen.

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migrated from serverfault.com Nov 16 '12 at 20:16

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I suggest you to read this answer : superuser.com/questions/94612/macros-in-gnu-screen – Poulpatine Feb 18 '13 at 19:47

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