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Re: Terminology: Alt-Backspace doesn't work
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- From: Tassilo Horn <tsdh@xxxxxxx>
- To: Oliver Kiddle <okiddle@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Terminology: Alt-Backspace doesn't work
- Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2014 22:05:32 +0200
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Oliver Kiddle <okiddle@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> E.g., in urxvt or gnome-terminal, Alt-Backspace results in the shell
>> receiving the key "^[^?". In terminology, Alt-Backspace gives "^H"
>> (which is Control-Backspace with urxvt/gnome-terminal).
>> Is this a known issue or is there some config option that I need to
> It's a Terminology issue rather than a zsh one. Zsh only gets a ^H and
> has no further information.
> It may be that Terminology can be confiured: xterm lets you do that
> with X resources.
Um, how would I know? As far as I can see, there's not much
documentation available at its web page...
> Or you may find another key combination that can be configured:
> Alt-Left and Ctrl-W are common choices for that.
Yeah, sure. But since I'm used to Emacs, I'd prefer to keep the emacs
style key bindings in ZSH.
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