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Annoy CSH behavior - deleting words in the command line

In article <3778b95a.2237837@news.bellglobal.com>,
Jason Koloseike <Jason.Koloseike@cognos.com> wrote:
>Currently my csh is exhibiting a extremely annoying
>trait.  When I try backspace over the last character
>I typed, csh blows away the entire word instead.

It sounds like you've got werase set to ^H (backspace) or ^? (delete).
You can use the `stty' command to check (`stty -a') and to reset it to
something sensible (`stty werase ^W').

Tim.
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From: tjg@ltpcg.star.le.ac.uk (Tim J Goodwin)
Newsgroups: comp.unix.shell
Subject: Re: Annoy CSH behavior - deleting words in the command line
Date: 30 Jun 1999 10:49:42 +0100
Organization: University of Leicester, UK
Message-ID: <7lcp7m$1ja$1@ltpcg.star.le.ac.uk>
References: <3778b95a.2237837@news.bellglobal.com>

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