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If I'm monitoring log output in tmux and see something that I want to inspect as it scrolls by, I hit Ctrl-b [. I can then move around in the scroll buffer. When I am finished, I go to the end of the scroll buffer, but it only shows what was the last thing logged to the console before I entered copy mode. If I press Ctrl-c to leave copy mode, then the window jumps to the current place in the log, and it's very hard for me to determine what was skipped. Is there a way to "refresh" the scroll buffer while I'm in copy mode?

Note: This question is not about increasing the size of the scroll buffer (which is answered here https://stackoverflow.com/questions/18760281/how-to-increase-scrollback-buffer-size-in-tmux/18777877#18777877). It is about updating the contents of the scroll buffer without leaving copy mode.

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    This has been answered in the following already: stackoverflow.com/a/18777877/3948553 – Ed Neville Feb 17 '17 at 20:44
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because answer is on stackoverflow.com/a/18777877/3948553 – mdpc Feb 17 '17 at 20:50
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    I've added clarification. Those questions are about increasing the size of the scroll buffer. This is about updating the scroll buffer when tmux pauses it while you're in copy mode. – Tom Panning Feb 17 '17 at 20:54
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    This question is much more on-topic here than it is on Stack Overflow. Even if it were equally on-topic on both sites, the existence of an answer on the other site would not be a reason to close it on this site. – G-Man Feb 17 '17 at 23:04
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    and P.S. I agree with Tom — this question is not a duplicate of that question, anyway. And I hope people haven't been down voting this perfectly clear question just because they believe that it has already been answered in another community — that's an inappropriate use of a down vote. – G-Man Feb 17 '17 at 23:38

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