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Re: Backspace key linus 5.2



Hi,

Sounds like emacs key bindings to me. emacs might be a good source of
information for that stuff.

If you go "set -o vi", then you can use vi (and thus gvim) editor key
bindings. Most people do not like vi, but gvim is pretty cool.

Blair.

On Wed, 2005-01-05 at 08:17, Stephen Kirkpatrick wrote:
> control-w erases previous word
> control-u erases from cursor to beginning of line
> 
> Yousuf Basit wrote:
> 
> >Hi,
> >
> >A bit off topic, but just for info, what's the difference between CTRL-W &
> >CTRL-U, or is that a Unix legacy.
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: valhalla-list-bounces redhat com
> >[mailto:valhalla-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Stephen Kirkpatrick
> >Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2005 7:10
> >To: Discussion of Red Hat Linux 7.3 (Valhalla)
> >Subject: Re: Backspace key linus 5.2
> >
> >Not sure how to fix control-h at login prompt - but you can press 
> >control-w to kill the word to the left of your cursor. This works for 
> >both the login prompt and in bash.
> >
> >Harry Hambi wrote:
> >
> >  
> >
> >>When I press the backspace after making a mistake at the log in prompt 
> >>it prints the following character ^H.what file do I need to edit in 
> >>order for the backspace key to work..once logged in seems fine.hope 
> >>this makes sense.
> >>
> >>Rgds.
> >>
> >>Harry.
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