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Re: cygwin/emacs remaps C-h

From: Fredrik Staxeng
Subject: Re: cygwin/emacs remaps C-h
Date: 15 Oct 2002 12:30:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/21.2

Tom Roche <> writes:

>I have begun running the cygwinized emacs
>GNU Emacs 21.2 (i686-pc-cygwin) of 2002-10-14
>that is setup.exe-able from cygwin 1.3.13-1. It was very easy to
>setup, but it has its quirks. One is that C-h is mapped to DEL in
>both X and -nox. Is there any way to restore it to its normal
>help-command role (without also screwing up Backspace and
>Delete)? I.e. make C-h, Backspace, and Delete works in Cygwin the
>way they do in "normal" NT emacs.

The backspace key should send ^? to the application running in cygwin 
window. Complain to the cygwin people, they ought to know better.
Ask for xterm as the emulation while you at it, not yet another
stupid emulator specific type.

Fredrik Stax\"ang | rot13:

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