Bug#2313: xterm keymapping problems suspected
>I think you meant to say 14 amnd 111, not 9 and 111. key 14 is the
>backspace key and key 111 is the utility keypad DEL key (key
>83 is the keypad period/DEL key, and is switched between period
>and DEL according to key 69 (NUMLOCK) keypresses by some mechanism
>I haven't tried to identify). key 9 is the '8' key in the numeric
>row above the alpha keyboard. At least that's true on the system
>I have handy at the moment.
Whoops. I meant 14... :)
>When I looked at us.map, I was expecting to find keycode 14 mapped
>to BackSpace and keycode 111 mapped to Delete. I guess that there
>must be some logical reason why keycode 14 is mapped to Delete and
>keycode 111 to "\033[3~", but it's not obvious to me.
Please let me know if you find out... This has bugged me for a *long time*.
Richard W Kaszeta Graduate Student/Sysadmin
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