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Bug 142692 - Backspace character \b not working.
Backspace character \b not working.
Product: platform
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Output Window
Other Windows XP
: P3 (vote)
: 7.1
Assigned To: Jaroslav Havlin
Depends on:
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Reported: 2008-08-02 20:47 UTC by negative_3
Modified: 2011-09-13 16:08 UTC (History)
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Issue Type: DEFECT


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Description negative_3 2008-08-02 20:47:29 UTC
Backspace character \b not working.  Works in terminal output, but not in NetBeans output.
Comment 1 mariemat 2008-08-27 10:22:38 UTC
Same issue on opensolaris (Solaris Express Community Edition snv_95 X86) with jdk1.5 ((build 1.5.0_15-b04, mixed mode)
and all versions of netbeans I tried (from 6.1 to the latest nightly build).

All of the following keys are ignored :
- left arrow
- right arrow
- up arrow
- down arrow
- page up
- page down
- home
- end
- del
- backspace
- return

Comment 2 Jaroslav Havlin 2011-09-12 08:18:16 UTC

Support for backspace character added.
Comment 3 Quality Engineering 2011-09-13 16:08:23 UTC
Integrated into 'main-golden'
User: Jaroslav Havlin <>
Log: #142692 - Backspace character \b not working.

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