[TxMt] Re: displaced character deletion
textmate at skurfer.com
Fri Feb 6 14:50:28 UTC 2009
On 2009-Feb-4, at 4:41 AM, Adrian Felder wrote:
> When Im deleting single characters using the backspace or delete
> key textmate shows a very strange behaviour; instead of the
> character next to the cursor the second char before the cursor gets
> deleted. For Example: If I want to delete de character a in the
> Word Textmate I place the cursor after the a character and press
> backspace. Now the character m gets deleted! Using the delete key
> I have the same behaviour but to the other direction.
Are you using a fixed-width or a variable-width font? I know variable-
width fonts don't work very well and I wonder if that's causing the
cursor to be displayed in a different position from where it actually
Because it screws up the order in which people normally read text.
> Why is it bad to top-post your reply?
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