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Issue with backspace not removing working properly
« on: September 22, 2017, 10:16:05 pm »
I've hit an issue several times with backspace not correctly removing a character. In the following example:
If I place the cursor between D and E and hit backspace twice I would have:
The characters are cleared instead of removed.

I haven't nailed it down what gets me into this mode. The only way to recover has been to relaunch SE and then everything works fine again.
SlickEdit Pro 2017 (v22.0.0.3 64-bit)

Serial number: FE35867_BETA
License type: Beta License
License expiration: 2017-11-06 18:00:00
License file: /home/tom/Programs/slickedit-pro2017beta3/bin/slickedit.lic

Build Date: September 04, 2017
Emulation: CUA

OS: Linux
OS Version: Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS
Kernel Level: 4.4.0-96-generic
Build Version: #119-Ubuntu SMP Tue Sep 12 14:59:54 UTC 2017
Processor Architecture: x86_64

X Server Vendor: The X.Org Foundation
Memory: 45% Load, 12864MB/28296MB Virtual
Shell Information: /home/tom/Programs/slickedit-pro2017beta3/bin/secsh -i
Screen Size: 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1080

Project Type: Cpp
Language: .hpp (C/C++)
Encoding: Automatic

Installation Directory: /home/tom/Programs/slickedit-pro2017beta3/
Configuration Directory: /home/tom/.slickedit/22.0.0/
Migrated from: /home/tom/.slickedit/21.0.3/
Spill File: /tmp/$slk.tom.20882


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Re: Issue with backspace not removing working properly
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2017, 05:28:27 pm »
Set the macro variable def_pull to 1 (Macro>Set Macro Variable...). I don't know where this option is in the GUI. When you restarted SlickEdit, you were in insert mode. Before you exited, you were in replace mode with def_pull set to 0.
« Last Edit: September 24, 2017, 02:05:20 am by Clark »