[elinks-users] Shift-Tab, move-link-prev

davidcollins001 at gmail.com davidcollins001 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 01:55:31 PDT 2008


Hi,

Thanks for your reply. I am using ELinks 0.11.4rc1  and konsole
terminal. I have just tried shift-tab in urxvt and gnome-terminal and
it works, I guess it is just konsole.

David

On 09/07/2008, Kalle Olavi Niemitalo <kon at iki.fi> wrote:
> "David Collins" <davidcollins001 at gmail.com> writes:
>
>> One is I cannot get shift-tab to do move-link-prev, infact the shift
>> and ctrl modifiers do not work with tab. Alt works, but I don't want
>> to use this as it will totally mess with my head when I move between
>> computers/OSs/browsers. Is there a way to make this work?
>
> Which terminal and ELinks version are you using?
> ELinks 0.11.3 recognizes the ESC [ Z sequence that xterm sends
> for Shift-Tab, and binds it to frame-prev by default.
> http://bugzilla.elinks.cz/show_bug.cgi?id=772
>
> If your terminal sends something else, ELinks does not recognize
> that automatically.  We should eventually change ELinks to read
> the keyboard escape sequences from terminfo, where the "kcbt"
> (back-tab key) capability seems to usually correspond to
> Shift-Tab.
>
> ELinks does not currently support Ctrl-Tab, and there is no
> terminfo capability for that either, so any support for that key
> combination would have to be implemented in terminal-specific
> code.  Xterm with the default settings sends just a TAB character
> for that so ELinks cannot detect that Ctrl-Tab was pressed.
> That can be changed with the XTerm.vt100.modifyOtherKeys resource
> but ELinks does not yet support the resulting strings.
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