Shift backspace

Shift backspace doesn't delete characters.  Sometimes I am typing a define or something and I am typing in all caps and I will be holding down the shift key as I type.  When I make a mistake I hit the backspace key (while still holding the shift key) but nothing happens.  I went into the keymap and found that the combination was assigned to Other/Include, so I removed that mapping, but still no-go.  Would this be considered a bug or is there something else that is eating this key combination?

Regards, Guy

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This works for me. Which OS and keymap are you using?

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Hi Guy,

Yes, I think it's better to submit that to the tracker because we need more information to check the use-case.

Denis

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I am using a custom map based on Mac OSX 10.5+.  When you mentioned that it worked for you I went into the Default keymap and noticed that it had Editor Actions/Backspace defined to two items shift backspace and backspace, whereas the OSX 10.5+ keymap only has backspace.

I finally got the keymap file edited manually to have the two keystrokes assigned to the same character, but I could not figure out from the keymap UI how to get two mappings assigned to the same item.
  <action id="EditorBackSpace">
    <keyboard-shortcut first-keystroke="shift BACK_SPACE" />
    <keyboard-shortcut first-keystroke="BACK_SPACE" />
  </action>

Regards, Guy

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I've changed the Mac OS 10.5 keymap so that Shift-backspace also works as Backspace.

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