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Re: Inconsistant Delete Key


From: CarlC
Subject: Re: Inconsistant Delete Key
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 20:09:02 GMT

"Kai Großjohann" <address@hidden> wrote in message
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> "CarlC" <address@hidden> writes:
>
> > Here is the describe key output from my to edit sessions:
> >
> > ---------------------------------------------
> > GOOD:
> > DEL runs the command delete-char
> > --------------------------------------------------------
> > BAD:
> > DEL runs the command backward-delete-char-untabify
>
> I think that you have a statement that binds DEL to delete-char in
> your ~/.emacs file.  Don't do that.

I have [delete] bound to delete-char. I don't have any references to DEL.

>
> You should arrange that Emacs sees <delete> when you hit the delete
> key and DEL when you hit the backspace key.  DEL is ascii 127.

I _believe_ that my "delete" key sends 127 and my "backspace" key send ^H.

>
> I have configured xterm to send ESC [ 3 ~ when I hit <delete> and
> then I have told Emacs that this is <delete>.  xterm sends DEL (ascii
> 127, ^?) when I hit <backspace>.
>
> Which kind of terminal do you use?

I am running a win terminal emulator for sco ansi. My TERM is set to
scoansi.

>
> kai
> --
> ~/.signature is: umop 3p!sdn    (Frank Nobis)

Thanks.




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