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Re: Delete acting as backspace

From: Alberto Simões
Subject: Re: Delete acting as backspace
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 13:55:12 +0100


On Sun, Mar 29, 2009 at 10:22 PM, Pascal J. Bourguignon
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Alberto Simões <address@hidden> writes:
>> In my recently compiled emacs (MacOS / NS) when I use Function +
>> Backspace (the usual way to perform delete), emacs interprets it as a
>> standard backspace.
>> I did not find any configuration detail under NS customization pane,
>> but I can have missed it.
> You don't say whether you're using emacs thru a terminal, thru X, or
> thru Aqua.  The handling of the keyboard depends on the kind of
> terminal you use, not on emacs.

Emacs under MacOS / NS says all :) The NextStep build for eamcs.

> However, you can configure emacs to react differently from keyboard
> events.  You may use M-x normal-erase-is-backspace-mode RET to toggle
> the Erase and Delete mode of the Backspace and Delete keys.

I'll try. thanks
> But of course it would be better to configure your terminal correctly
> in the first place.
> --
> __Pascal Bourguignon__

Alberto Simões

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