Re: Backspace in Netscape / gdm error

Subject: Re: Backspace in Netscape / gdm error
From: Erich G. Hanel (
Date: Tue Feb 29 2000 - 13:05:46 MST

On Tue, 29 Feb 2000, you wrote:

> How do I get backspace to work in Netscape on my Rev. A iMac? I changed the
> keymap so that it works in everything else, but I just can't get it to work
> in NS. As a developer of web-based applications, I spend a lot of time in
> Netscape. Not having backspace is a major liability, and I could use any
> advice that anybody could offer.

In a terminal type in:

xmodmap -e "keycode 50 = BackSpace"

That works for me on my Rev A iMac even in Netscape I just checked it both with
dialogue boxes and web-based forms.

Erich Gregory Hanel
University of Alberta
MSc Candidate Dept of Surgery

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