Description of problem:
According to mutt's builtin help ('?'), the backspace key should
scroll up one line. Instead, the user gets a "key not mapped" error.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open mutt and view an email
2.Press the Backspace key
Key Not Bound
Scroll up one line
Enter still works as expected (scroll down one line)
Backspace is *probably* generating delete. Under what sort of terminal
$TERM is xterm. I'm using gnome-terminal with the default settings.
What is 'backspace key generates' set to in your profile (see:
It was indeed set to "ASCII DEL", but since I hadn't changed this
setting I assume it's a RHEL4 default. Setting it to ^H causes mutt to
work as expected. I guess this is something that needs to be sorted
out with the gnome-terminal maintainer.
I had the same problem while using emacs and vim from the console. In emacs,
backspace == delete. In vim, backspace is producing two white space.
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