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Re: C-k messes up display -- have to redraw-display


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: C-k messes up display -- have to redraw-display
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2016 12:14:05 -0400
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In article <address@hidden>,
 address@hidden wrote:

> Hi emacs group,
> 
> I am have a problem on a new machine.
> When I type C-k, the display is mucked up. The next line in the file is 
> repeated 
> multiple times. I have to use "M-x redraw-display" to fix it.
> 
> The problem happens in .Rnw, and .s file (but perhaps not all other files).
> 
> I can't find anything on the web about this problem.
> 
> My question is
> 
> 1) how can I fix it, or
> 2) how can I get more information about the problem? There in nothing in the 
> messages buffer
> 3) can you show me how to make C-k delete to the end of a line and then call
> redraw-display? Not a neat thing to do, but better than what I am doing now

Usually problems like this mean that the $TERM environment variable is 
incorrect, so it's not sending the proper control sequences for your 
terminal.

> 
> 
> Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS
> GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.10.7) of 2014-03-08 on 
> lamiak, modified by Debian
> 
> 
> Bye
> R

-- 
Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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