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Re: Backspace-like behavior

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Backspace-like behavior
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 16:50:05 +0200

> From: David Rasmussen <>
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> Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2003 14:01:32 +0100
> But both the Windows version of emacs that I am using, and the version 
> on a Debian box I am connecting to, treats C-d and Del the same way. How 
> do I do a normal Backspace, that deletes the character to the left of 
> the cursor?

You press Backspace.

> Backspace works on the windows version, but not on the Debian
> version that I use via ssh.

That's something you should figure out with your terminal emulator,
the one you use top log in to the Debian box: configure it so that
when you press Backspace, it sends the DEL character (ASCII decimal
code 127).

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