ALT + Arrows does not work in integrated terminal #11908

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BobReid opened this Issue Sep 12, 2016 · 6 comments

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BobReid commented Sep 12, 2016

Alt and arrow keys insert characters into the terminal buffer instead of navigating to the begging and ends of words in the integrated terminal

Environment:
OS: OS X El Capitan
Version: VSCode 1.5.2

Repro:

  1. Open Integrated terminal
  2. Type 'cd ~/'
  3. Press Alt + Left Arrow

Expected:
Cursor should jump to begin of ~/ so ~ is highlighted

Actual
;5D is inserted into the buffer at cursors current location

@Tyriar Tyriar was assigned by bpasero Sep 13, 2016
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Tyriar commented Sep 13, 2016

I think this will be fixed when we uplevel xterm.js via sourcelair/xterm.js@8324b43

@Tyriar Tyriar added this to the September 2016 milestone Sep 13, 2016
@Tyriar Tyriar added a commit that closed this issue Sep 16, 2016
@Tyriar Tyriar Uplevel xterm.js
Fixes #11244
Fixes #11908
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@BobReid
BobReid commented Oct 11, 2016

Is this fixed? I Just updated to 1.6.0 and am still seeing the issue in the integrated terminal.

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Tyriar commented Oct 11, 2016

It doesn't seem to be on Mac only. I reopened the upstream issue sourcelair/xterm.js#225

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@viztastic

Issue still exists for me as well.

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Tyriar commented Dec 16, 2016

There is a PR put out upstream for this today sourcelair/xterm.js#417

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BobReid commented Dec 19, 2016

Upstream PR was merged

@Tyriar Tyriar modified the milestone: January 2017, Backlog Dec 19, 2016
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