Subject: Re: i386 xterm key bindings
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Tom Ivar Helbekkmo <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/04/2000 09:09:08
Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU> writes:

> All I wanted is that the key I have xmodmapped the keysym "Delete"
> to generate ASCII DEL, like it does on a vt100.  As X11 has
> supported since, oh, X11R3 or thereabouts.  I wouldn't have expected
> that was too much to ask for.

It isn't, and the answer is in the xterm man page.  In .Xdefaults:

        XTerm*deleteIsDEL:	true

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