>Just to clarify something. Forward Delete is _not_ and ascii character. It >is part of the VT100 document editing command set as found on DEC VT100, >102, etc. terminals. It is, as the Gnome suggests, a trick key. You hit the >key and it appears to Forward Delete. It in fact runs some code, which >accomplishes the same thing as a Forward Delete. The same is true for Page >Up, Page Down, etc. You must trap the keyboard value associated with the >key and run a handler for it to actually do anything. > >Peter Fair enough, but apparently the OSX FB runtime includes that bit of code for ASCII 127, so we programmers can treat it as a real forward delete, whereas the earlier runtimes do not. e-e =J= a y " PS. Wouldn't it be fair to say that the same is true of the standard delete key? It's functionality is only due to some code somewhere responding to the press of a particular key--there's nothing intrinsically different about the key itself.