On Tue, 25 Mar 2003, Mike wrote:
>
>   I have installed tn5250-0.16.0pre2-1 (from an RPM a coworker
> downloaded) onto a fresh install of RH8.0

Hmmm...  0.16.0pre2... that's at least 3 years out of date.  There are
serious bugs in it.  PLEASE update to at least 0.16.5!

>   I found the xt5250 script to change the font size.

Unless you have a good reason to do otherwise, please don't change the
xt5250 script.  It'll make upgrades more difficult.   Once you've upgraded
to 0.16.5, you'll be able to use the font_80 and font_132 keywords in
your tn5250rc file.

> But I am having troubles with the changing keyboard functions, our users
> expect the standard 5250 keyboard layout, Enter key = field exit,
> <Right> CTRL key = Enter, etc.  I found references to changing these in
> the .Xdefaults file, of which I can't find such a file anywhere.

If you're using the xt5250 script, you should be able to make your changes
in /usr/local/share/tn5250/XTerm

> Also referred to
> .Xresources file, which does not exist in the users directory, I do find
> it in ROOTs directory though.
>

The .Xdefaults and .Xresources file are part of X, not part of TN5250.
Usually, people have to create them.   You won't need them if you're
editing /usr/local/share/tn5250/XTerm, though.

> Do I need to update some files somewhere? Get a new tn5250 RPM?
>

Please do.


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