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Re: libreadline problem (BS key)

On Mon, Oct 06, 1997 at 06:55:19PM -0500, Guy Maor wrote:
> David Engel <david@sw.ods.com> writes:
> > Do they work for you even in emacs and Motif apps such as netscape?
> No, emacs requires its own bindings.
> I don't know why Motif apps don't work with no configuration.  The
> BackSpace and Delete keys are generating BackSpace and Delete
> according to xev.

Sure enough!  I looked in my ~/.Xdefaults files and found I had a lot
of Motif/OSF cruft left over from long ago.  After removing it, BS/DEL
work correctly in netscape.  Thanks.

Now, I just need to figure out how to get emacs to work correctly.  I
have a lot of left over cruft in ~/.emacs as well.  Perhaps that is
screwing things up.

David Engel                        ODS Networks
david@sw.ods.com                   1001 E. Arapaho Road
(972) 234-6400                     Richardson, TX  75081

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