Scott,

Got it, works fine.  Thanks for the help.

Are you using linux and tn5250 in production there for everyone?  Or are
you just playing with it?

-Mike

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux5250-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:linux5250-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike
> Sent: Monday, March 31, 2003 8:09 AM
> To: 'Linux 5250 Development Project'
> Subject: [LINUX5250] Re: How to remap keyboard
> 
> 
> 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.
> > >
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