Bug#348035: xterm: alt-backspace, alt-f, alt-b etc do not work any more
OoO En ce début d'après-midi nuageux du samedi 14 janvier 2006, vers
14:05, Thomas Dickey <email@example.com> disait:
>> Since recent upgrade to xterm 208, alt-backspace, alt-f and other
>> combinations do not work any more. The first one should delete a whole
> man xterm
> eightBitInput (class EightBitInput)
> If true, Meta characters input from the keyboard are
> presented as a single character with the eighth bit
> turned on. If false, Meta characters are converted
> into a two-character sequence with the character
> itself preceded by ESC. The default is ``true.''
> see also metaSendsEscape
Thanks, this works fine by setting this resource to false.
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