The term_resize event is fired when the main terminal is resized. For instance:

When this event fires, some parts of the terminal may have been moved or deleted. Simple terminal programs (those not using term.setCursorPos) can ignore this event, but more complex GUI programs should redraw the entire screen.

Return values

  1. string: The event name.


Print a message each time the terminal is resized.

while true do
  local w, h = term.getSize()
  print("The term was resized to (" .. w .. ", " .. h .. ")")