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.


> -----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.
> >
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