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Re: Inconsistant Delete Key


From: John McCabe
Subject: Re: Inconsistant Delete Key
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2002 08:32:27 GMT

On Mon, 09 Sep 2002 13:49:13 GMT, "CarlC" <address@hidden> wrote:

>John, your question sparked me to do some more testing. The filename does
>make a difference on my delete key. If I "emacs trash", the key works like I
>want it to. If I "cp trash trash.el; emacs trash.el", it does not.
>
>I guess my question should be: How do I make the delete key consistant in
>all modes for 20.7.1? Thanks for your help.
>
>"John McCabe" <address@hidden> wrote in message
>news:address@hidden
>> On Fri, 06 Sep 2002 15:32:31 GMT, "CarlC" <address@hidden> wrote:
>>
>> >This seems to be dependent on the file that I initial open from the
>> >command line.
>>
>> In what way? In other words, are there particular types of file that
>> cause the behaviour to be different?

Try this:

(global-set-key [delete] "\C-d")

I've just noticed that's what I use, and I seem to recall that the
reason I changed this from 'delete-char was due to a similar issue to
what you describe.



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