[ILUG] backspace wierdness
jm at jmason.org
Wed Apr 5 16:40:12 IST 2000
"John P. Looney" said:
> On Wed, Apr 05, 2000 at 04:14:56PM +0100, Paul Kelly mentioned:
> > "John P. Looney" wrote:
> > > > I had this problem a while back on a Sun here at work. There's a file called
> > > > .tcsh-keymap which is sourced from my .cshrc which binds certain key presses.
> > > Alas, tcsh stuff won't fix netscape :(
> > xmodmap -e 'keycode 22=BackSpace'
> Ack. That's really broken it. Backspace now makes spaces...that aren't
> "viewable", if I select what I type into netscape, and copy/paste it. WTF?
I think you need to reformat and reinstall (he says running and ducking ;)
No seriously -- sounds like something's set some kind of regional
settings? try running xev and see what keycodes etc. are being produced
when you hit backspace, then xmodmap them appropriately.
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