How to change key map for tab key

How to change key map for tab key

Post by Holge » Thu, 27 Sep 2001 00:54:27


I have a Slackware Linux 7.1 machine and a WinNT4 machine with KEA! X Server
5.00 on it. When I connect with KEA! X to my linux machine my tab key works
as it is supposed to do in the login window (i.e. the focus is jumping from
one item to the next). As soon as I am logged in the tab key behaves like
the backspace key :-(
The KEA! keymap editor says it is sending 0x00ff09 with the tab key (scan
code 22)
Any idea how to solve this?




How to change key map for tab key

Post by Holge » Thu, 27 Sep 2001 01:48:30

Quote:> Any idea how to solve this?

Yepp, just found the answer to my own question. I had the following line in
the .Xmodmap file:

  keycode 22=BackSpace

After removing it everthing works fine! Don't know why that file got
installed though. Maybe it's necessary for US keyboards.

Thanks anyway



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