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MAC and SEQED

Cornelius Krasel krasel at alf.biochem.mpg.de
Thu Feb 3 11:48:37 EST 1994


Rob Harper (harper at nic.funet.fi) wrote:
: The Mac user are complaining that arrow and sometimes
: control keys do not work properly in gcg programs.
: Typically you get a D and a C printed when using the 
: left and right cursor keys

: For example in the case of seqed it is impossible to move along the sequence
: with arrow keys. The same thing works from a PC. Both computers are using
: Telnet. Mac Telnet version number is 2.5.

NCSA Telnet 2.6 beta 13 works just fine. It has one disadvantage, though:
I can't get it to work with the GCG tektronix emulation. The reason
we switched from NCSA Telnet 2.5 was that it did not work together with
the Apple Keyboard driver. Result: even on a German keyboard you would
have to work with US keys. No problem for the computer gurus, but for
Joe Biologist :-) 

The actual version of NCSA Telnet is 2.6 beta 14 (I think). I have not
had the time to download it, but I am told that the tektronix bugs
still persist, unfortunately.

--Cornelius.

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