Re: New to AfterStep

Rachael A. Reid (
Thu, 7 Jan 1999 13:31:47 -0500 (EST)

I can't use the backspace key at all.  It won't let me use it to move
backwards or to delete. If I want to delete something, I have to use

As for the 'tool bar', I acutally meant the row of icons that go down the
side of the screen.  Is there another name for it that I'm not aware of?
Is it always meant to be on top?

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On Thu, 7 Jan 1999, Doommaker wrote:

> On Thu, 7 Jan 1999, Rachael A. Reid wrote:
> > Hi!  I am very new to AfterStep and just recently installed the newest
> > version.  I got it to boot up fine, but am having a few minor bugs in it.
> > My backspace no longer wants to work and is there a way to set it so that
> > the tool bar isn't always on top?  I load up netscape and don't get the
> > full screen because the toolbar is always there.  Like I said, I'm very
> > new to this and trying to learn all I can.  Any help would be appreciated!
> > 
> > -Rachael
> >
> In what situation is the backspace key not working.  By the toolbar, I'll
> assume you mean the WinList.  The grey bar across the top that tells you
> what windows you have open.  As far as it goes, the best way to learn how
> to configure it would probably me to 'man WinList' and go from there.  The
> file you will be editing is ~/GNUstep/Library/AfterStep/winlist
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