Del key in XEmacs/ESS
nali at biostat.umn.edu
Tue Oct 7 18:22:35 CEST 2003
On 7 Oct 2003, Martin Maechler stated:
> Since I'm using Emacs (not Xemacs) myself, I don't know the
> answer easily myself...
> Can others help please?
> From: Giovanni Marchetti <gmm at ds.unifi.it>
> Subject: Del key and ess
> To: maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 14:11:55 +0200
> Dear Martin
> I'm sorry for this stupid question. I use ESS (5.1.24) with Xemacs.
> I would like to disable a feature that is a nuisance (for me).
> When editing R functions the system changes the behaviour of the DEL
> key that becomes a Backspace. How can I turn this feature off?
> (ESS with Emacs has not this "nuisance").
When I was still using xemacs, I used
(setq delete-key-deletes-forward t)
(global-set-key [backspace] 'delete-backward-char)
to make DEL delete forward and Backspace delete backward (as they should).
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