[Idle-dev] IDLE Backspace not working correctly in Win2000

Kurt B. Kaiser kbk at shore.net
Tue Jun 1 20:54:22 EDT 2004


"Hopkins, Jason (MED, GEMS-IT)" <Jason.Hopkins at med.ge.com> writes:

> I am running IDLE 1.0.2 & Python 2.3.3 in Win2000 and XP.  On my XP box I
> don't have any problems, but in Win2000 when I hit backspace or when I hit
> Enter to start a new line a small square box appears.  When I hit backspace
> the letter to the left becomes a box and then I'm set back to the same
> position I was when I started.  Looks like this:
>  
>>>> backspace
>>>> backspac
>  
> The hex is 08, so it looks like a backspace, but I don't know why it doesn't
> work.
>  
> Return creates a new line then puts a box on that line.  It's hex is 0d, so
> it looks like a newline, again, I don't understand why this works on XP, but
> not on my 2k box.

Man, I don't know.  IDLE works OK on my W2K and XP boxes.  All your
other apps are OK?  How about creating a Tk text widget without using
IDLE and see how that functions?

-- 
KBK



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