When using VT-series emulations on the new iPad (3rd or 4th generation) double-height characters are drawn in the wrong position. This does not affect the original iPad, iPad 2, iPhone or iPod Touch.
December 27th, 2012
No TinyTERM ITX product currently uses Siri for text dictation. Siri is very good at interpreting natural language. However, a typical shell prompt does not accept standard text. Adding Siri support to TinyTERM will require the ability to parse commands along these lines:
ls -lR | grep .obj | more
No TinyTERM ITX product has a user-driven clear screen capability at present. The host system must clear the screen. Century Software has received a request to add an option to clear the screen on demand.
All TinyTERM for iOS products support the creation of custom keyboard layouts. When creating a custom layout, the keyboard key at the beginning of a row sets the default height value for the entire row. As such, using the
keyHeight argument in the definition of the first key in a row changes the height for all subsequent keys. This causes display problems with the keyboard: either rows that are too short, or blank rows next to keys that are supposed to overlap the next row instead.
The workaround is to insert a thin blank key of standard height at the beginning of the row:
TinyTERM versions 4.8.0 (February 2013) and higher are fully supported on Windows 8. However, TinyTERM must run in the Desktop interface. It is not enabled for the Metro interface at this writing.
TinyTERM does not currently run on Windows RT. The CPUs used for the RT platform do not support instruction sets required by TinyTERM for Windows.
TinyTERM for Mac has no script language support. Century Software, Inc., has received a request to add that capability.
TinyTERM for Mac supports SSH and telnet connections. Century Software, Inc., has had a request to add RS232 (serial) communication capability.
TinyTERM Pro for iPhone includes the capability to print the screen or send transparent print jobs to email. When this is done on iOS 6, any custom keyboard selected in TinyTERM Pro is ignored. Instead, the standard iPhone keyboard displays no matter what keyboard changes are made. Closing and restarting TinyTERM Pro is the only way to fix the display. This does not affect iPads running iOS 6, only iPhones and iPod Touch devices.
Wyse50 emulation does not consistently display graphics characters correctly. In normal use this may not be noticed. Graphics-intensive host applications are likely to have display problems eventually, though.
The hardware keyboard should be mappable on OS X by putting a
keyboard.dat file into
~/Library/Application Support/TinyTERM-ITX. But doing so does not actually change the keyboard behavior. A similar problem affects TinyTERM for Linux.