Subject: Re: home end keys do not work
To: Lubos Vrbka <>
From: Johnny Billquist <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/13/2004 21:40:14
On Tue, 13 Jul 2004, Lubos Vrbka wrote:

> > What if you bind the characters produced by the key? For example, when I
> > input
> >     bind '<ctrl+^><home>'=beginning-of-line
> > (displayed as bind '^[[H'=beginning-of-line in xterm, '^[[7~'=... in
> > console/vt220) my home key works as expected.
> interesting. this works, but only in xterm. <ctrl+^><home> gives ^[[H
> in aterm this sequence gives me ^[[1~ - i don't understand the presence
> of the tilde character. when i "bind" this, it works, but after home is
> pressed and cursor is moved the tilde is also printed to the beginning
> of the line...

The tilde is part of the sequence sent by the key! You need to include it
in the binding sequence!

I told you those keys send CSI 1 ~ and CSI 4 ~ , not just CSI 1 and CSI 4


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