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Re: [vox-tech] Linux and exceed
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Re: [vox-tech] Linux and exceed

You know...I never was sure what the difference was. I always just hit the 
key I wanted to use as erase (ie the backspace key). I let the console 
generate the control code (which was ^H sometimes and ^? others).

I found that the Delete key (both on the numberpad and above the arrow 
keys) generates the same control character as shift-backspace (^?). 
Depending on the system I attach to, the backspace key seems to toggle 
between these two...

Can you explain how to generate the control characters on the screen that 
match what the key actually sends?


On 26 Oct 2000, at 15:05, Mark Kim wrote:

Date sent:              Thu, 26 Oct 2000 15:05:21 -0700 (PDT)
From:                   Mark Kim <mkkim@ucdavis.edu>
To:                     vox-tech@franz.mother.com
Subject:                Re: [vox-tech] Linux and exceed
Send reply to:          vox-tech@lists.mother.com

> Not to undermine your knowledge, but when you type:
>    stty erase ^H
> do you actually press Ctrl-H to generate the code or do you type Shift-6
> followed by H?  (I must ask this question since it's important to this
> situation and I don't know whether you know this or not.)
> Another question.  If you type:
>    stty erase <Ctrl-v><Backspace>
> you say you get
>    stty erase ^[[3~
> After typing this, does your backspace work (before you put the
> code in the startup script)?  And when you put the code in the startup
> script, do you actually press <Ctrl-v><Backspace>, copy & paste, or type
> out ^[[3~?
> > I think exceed lets me change the hex that is sent from the keyboard, what is
> > the hex for ^H and ^?
> ^A = 0x01
> ^B = 0x02
> ^C = 0x03
> ...
> you get the idea.  ^H is 0x08.
> -Mark
> ---
> Mark K. Kim
> http://www.cbreak.org/mark/
> PGP key available upon request.

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