Definition of "word" in zsh (e.g., "backward-kill-word")

Definition of "word" in zsh (e.g., "backward-kill-word")

Post by James F. Hranic » Fri, 22 Aug 1997 04:00:00

Is it possible to change the definition of a "word" in zsh? I'm used to
the tcsh definition, which excludes characters like "/" as "letters"
in a word. E.g, when I have the following string on the command line


with a typo in the last word, under tcsh I can hit "Meta-Backspace"
and delete just the "zdsh" part. However, under zsh, the default
behavior seems to be to delete the entire string.

Is it possible to change this?

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1. Type "(", ")" and "{", "}" in X...


When i start a shell under X, i can type all characters on my keyboard,
the same when i start the simple editor, but when i start Forte (Java
IDE) written in Java i cant use the "(", ")", "{", "}" and allmost none
of the characters that are located on the same key as a number...

Does anybody have an idea what i can do about that... could it be
something with programs written in Java..?


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