Thanks, Yes, I'm sure that will help a lot. I believe those are the details I've been missing (and not able to find very well explained) Right not busy with other higher priority items, should get to that in a couple days though and I'll let you know if I got it working. Yes, that Milwaukee Valve. Except I'm only at that office maybe once a week. -Mike > -----Original Message----- > From: linux5250-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:linux5250-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Scott Klement > Sent: Friday, March 28, 2003 5:15 PM > To: Linux 5250 Development Project > Subject: [LINUX5250] Re: How to remap keyboard > > > > To add to my last message... > > If you need to use per-user changes (i.e. not everyone on the > system uses > the same keyboard mappings) then probably the ~/.Xdefaults file is the > best way. > > I think what you may be doing wrong is that you're not including > everything that belongs in the file. > > It's important to understand that .Xdefaults is not part of > TN5250. It's > part of X11! You can use it for a LOT of different things, keyboard > mapping in tn5250 is just one of many. > > Here is a very simple ~/.Xdefaults file that just changes the Return > and Right Control keys: > > xt5250*VT100.Translations: #override\n\ > <Key>Control_R: string("\n") \n\ > <Key>Return: string("\030") > > note that the \n\ at the end of each line is a "continuation" > thing... it > tells X11 that the following line is part of the same > configuration set... > > So, if you had settings for multiple programs, it might look > like this: > > xt5250*VT100.Translations: #override\n\ > <Key>Control_R: string("\n") \n\ > <Key>Return: string("\030") > > vi*VT100.Translations: #override\n\ > <Key>KP_Enter: string("\n") \n\ > <Key>Insert: string("i") > > xterm*VT100.Translations: #override\n\ > <Key>F9: string("\033OA") > > Maybe that'll help... > > > On Fri, 28 Mar 2003, Scott Klement wrote: > > > > Ignore the whole ".Xdefaults" and ".Xresources" idea. Instead, make > > your changes in /usr/local/share/tn5250/XTerm (it might be > installed > > somewhere else on your system, tho... you might need to do something > > like "find / | grep tn5250/XTerm" to find it. > > (and make sure you capitalize the X & T in XTerm) > > > > There are already keyboard mappings set up in that file, so you'll > > be able to see what needs to be done a little bit better. > > > > This only works when using the xterm version of tn5250 > (xt5250). For > > other versions, you need to the keyboard mapping differently. > > > _______________________________________________ > This is the Linux 5250 Development Project (LINUX5250) mailing list > To post a message email: LINUX5250@xxxxxxxxxxxx > To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, > visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/linux5250 > or email: LINUX5250-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx > Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives > at http://archive.midrange.com/linux5250. >
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