Ask Different is a question and answer site for power users of Apple hardware and software. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I'm thinking of upgrading to Lion after hearing that they've upgraded somewhat. The main thing I've heard is that now supports 256 colors, but I don't care about colors. I want mouse events in screen without using MouseTerm.

Where can I find all the changes to provided by Lion? Are mouse events included in this update?

share|improve this question
I'm also curious. All I can find from Apple is this. Maybe that's it? – Jeff Bowen Jul 28 '11 at 18:47
up vote 1 down vote accepted

The Terminal changes in Lion aren't very major, from what I've seen, but they're listed here. Still no mouse events, unfortunately. If you have access, I suggest filing a feature request.

share|improve this answer

I don't use mouse events, but they appear to at least partially work in iTerm 2, which does not require Lion or MouseTerm. I tested with "set mouse=a" in vim and was able to select using the mouse, etc.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.