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Re: The humble <DEL> and other editing keys
- From: "Elfyn McBratney" <elfyn-cygwin at exposure dot org dot uk>
- To: "cygwin" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>,"Lee D. Rothstein" <lee at veritech dot com>
- Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2003 18:18:47 -0000
- Subject: Re: The humble <DEL> and other editing keys
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- Reply-to: "Elfyn McBratney" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
> Since at least 1979, when I started using Warren Montgomery's
> Emacs on System III UNIX, I have been annoyed with DEC's and
> RMS's treatment of the <DEL> (or <RUBOUT> key as they called
> it. In those days, I "reconfigured" my keyboard to fix this
> I want <DEL> to do what any self-respecting <DEL> should do,
> namely delete the character at the cursor.
> Anyone know how to do this with Cygwin command line editing?
In bash you can add the following
# DEL key in bash
to your ~/.inputrc or your /etc/inputrc file to get a functioning DEL ke.
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