Re: Sqlplus backspace character

From: Shastry(DBA) <>
Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2008 16:15:14 +0530
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Hello Richard,

To fix, type in your current telnet session:

*$ stty erase "BackspaceKey"*

The permanent solution is to edit your ".profile" and insert the following line:

*stty erase '^H'*


On Fri, Dec 26, 2008 at 4:41 AM, Goulet, Richard <
> wrote:

> Folks,
> Having a small problem that's a real irritant. On one of our
> Linux platforms sqlplus does not recognize the backspace key. Instead it
> simply displays a ^H. Doesn't happen in the bash shell. Anyone got an
> idea??
> *Dick Goulet***
> Senior Oracle DBA
> PAREXEL International
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> Billerica, MA 01821
> 978.313.3426
> *Richard.Goulet_at_PAREXEL.COM*
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