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Host: VT Connection Settings: Advanced Page

Use the options on the Advanced page to set parameters for host access using TCP/IP. These options are set for your current project.

To display the Connection settings, Advanced page, after selecting your host type, from the Host menu, choose Connection Settings. If you are creating a new project, the Connection Settings dialog box displays automatically.

Terminal Type Negotiation

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Use all available types If selected, offers all the terminal types that the application can emulate, and negotiates with the host for the most suitable type. The client will first offer the current terminal type, then cycle through the complete list and restart after sending the last type twice. If no suitable terminal type is available, the current type is selected.
Use current type If selected, restricts negotiation to only the current terminal type.
Use only the following type: Respond with a custom terminal type during negotiation. This option satisfies the host, but does not affect the display. In the edit box, type the custom terminal type to respond with during negotiation. If you think you should use this option but are unsure what you should type, contact your system administrator for more information.

Option Negotiation

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Initiate Telnet option negotiation If selected, this option attempts to make the host's Telnet options match the client's Telnet options when establishing a new connection. If this isn't possible, the client's Telnet options change to match the host's.
Note Normally, initiating option negotiation is the client's responsibility; however, some hosts will not permit it. This affects local echo and the data bits per character.
Negotiate binary interpretation for 8-bit data If selected, this option asks the host to attempt a binary mode of character transmission. Telnet is officially a 7-bit protocol, and as such can only send and receive 8-bit characters if both ends negotiate a binary mode. In binary mode, the automatic addition of LF to CR will not occur. However, most Telnet implementations do send all eight bits whether or not they are in binary mode, and by default this option is cleared.
Data bits per character Specify the number of bits in each transmitted or received character.

Special Characters

Pair carriage return (CR) with:   Select whether a new line in the data the client sends is indicated by a carriage return (CR) and a line feed (LF) -- CR LF, or a carriage return (CR) and a null (NUL) -- CR NUL.

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