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Old Mar 18, 2008, 07:45 PM   #1
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Terminal .term files, backspace delete swap

I am trying to set up a dock application that will run ssh in to a Linux system at work. I've got an AppleScript app that launches a .term file which does the job. However, I cannot figure out what XML to put in the .term file to get it to swap backspace and delete.

I don't want to change the default settings for all Terminals. I just want this one to have the swap (and perhaps other keymappings later, if I am brave enough).

I've found an example .term file which included a key (DeleteKeySendsBackspace) that looks like it would do the job, but it does not work when I try it in my .term file.

I've also tried exporting settings from Terminal and then using the keys it generates, but that doesn't seem to work either.

I am running OS X 10.5.2 with Terminal 2.0.1. I've included what I have in the .term file so far. If this is the wrong forum, can you let me know where I should post the query?

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "">
<plist version="1.0">
<!-- created by mkterms -->
                        <string>ssh user@host</string>
                        <string>Title of the window</string>
                        <string>0.850 0.850 0.850 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.850 0.850 0.850 0.850 0.850 0.850 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.850 0.850 0.850 0.333 0.333 0.333 0.666 0.666 0.666 </string>

Last edited by dpk; Mar 18, 2008 at 07:48 PM. Reason: better title
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