German keyboard annoyances

Rudolf Floers r.floers at web.de
Thu Jan 18 13:40:03 PST 2001


On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 09:52:10PM +0100, Rudolf Floers wrote:


> i have attached the /etc/inputrc file of a SuSE 6.4 installation.

one correction, if you want your delete key to work like it should in xterms:


> #Begin /etc/inputrc
> 
> #

--snip--

> #
> # Avoid network problems
> #   ... \177 (ASCII-DEL) and \010 (ASCII-BS)
> #       do `backward-delete-char'
> # Note: `delete-char' is maped to \033[3~
> #       Therefore xterm's responce on pressing
> #       key Delete or KP-Delete should be
> #       \033[3~ ... NOT \177
> #
> "\C-?":		backward-delete-char

change the above line to:

"\C-?":               delete-char


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