[GRASS5] GRASS and backspace key

Michel Wurtz mw at teledetection.fr
Fri Jan 19 06:29:04 EST 2001

Markus Neteler wrote:
> Hi all,
> another annoying thing is that GRASS has some problems
> with backspace key. If you enter a map name, it will
> result to this:
> Enter 'list' for a list of existing binary vector files
> Hit RETURN to cancel request
> > linien^H^H^H^H^H
> This occurs on several (Linux, Solaris,...?) machines. Ctrl-H doesn't work
> either...
> Any ideas?

Inside the grass shell, type : stty erase <Ctrl-H>
Works with xterm.  If you are using KDE Konsole, look at
the option "BS send DEL"... Try also the use of DEL key
instead of Backspace... (there is some recurring fight
between the partisans of BS and those of DEL for erasing...)

Michel WURTZ - DIG - Maison de la télédétection
               500, rue J.F. Breton
               34093 MONTPELLIER Cedex 5

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