~/.screenrc

The common and widespread status bar for screen, plus minor tweaks for the GNU screen configuration file (.screenrc). Copy from below or download it from here.

# Bind F11 and F12 (NOT F1 and F2) to previous and next screen window
bindkey -k F1 prev bindkey -k F2 next startup_message off

# Window list at the bottom.
hardstatus alwayslastline
hardstatus string "%-w%{= BW}%50>%n %t%{-}%+w%< | %c | %D %d"

# Enable mouse scrolling and scroll bar history scrolling
termcapinfo xterm* ti@:te@
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screen configuration file

Screen is a powerful utility to have multiple terminal opened. It’s handy to write a configuration file to add a status bar listing all terminal opened (like the taskbar of visual environments), and that dock to F11 and F12 (instead of F1 and F2) the shortcuts for next/previous screen. Here how to do:  

# Bind F11 and F12 (NOT F1 and F2) to previous and next screen window
bindkey -k F1 prev
bindkey -k F2 next
startup_message off

# Window list at the bottom.
hardstatus alwayslastline
hardstatus string "%-w%{= BW}%50>%n %t%{-}%+w%<"

The hardstatus creates a “task bar” listing all screens, with the active one highlighted. To understand switches, read this guide.