weird backspace behaviour in X-app running Solaris 2.6 
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 weird backspace behaviour in X-app running Solaris 2.6


> I installed Solaris 2.6 last weekend and everything went fairly well. I
> now notice a strange behaviour in our 3rd party development environment,
> ISE Eiffel.
> The environment has an integrated text editor/compiler/de{*filter*} called
> ebench. When I use the text editor's backspace key I get the following
> behaviour:

> Press the backspace key ===> Deletes the character before the cursor (as
> it should), but also steps one character to the right.
> Select five characters with the mouse and press the backspace key ==>
> Deletes the selected five characters and jumps five characters to the
> right.
> You get the picture....

This is the first time something like this has been reported for Solaris
although we have seen similar problems with Linux. A temporary solution
is to adapt the .Xdefaults file (we have sent the details to Mr.
The deeper problem is some incompatibility between X Windows versions;
we are investigating. If you encounter similar problems please write

Bertrand Meyer, ISE Inc.
ISE Building, 2nd floor, 270 Storke Road, Goleta CA 93117


Tue, 07 Mar 2000 03:00:00 GMT  
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