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Keyboard is not working in BLADE

I plan to buy Bricscad 19 for Linux and has downloaded the "trial" version. I will mainly devote myself to programming in Lisp and I now look up BLADE. To my horror I discover
that the editor refuses to accept "a" and "l". At the first attempt, "t" fumbled, BLADE instead displayed a dialog box with text that contained ".... long line marker". In the command line for Bricscad the keyboard works normally.

I am on Ubuntu 18.04

Thanks for help
/ Alf


  • I can confirm that, forced me to use Geany, which does a great job after choosing Lisp and adding the plugin "Addons" for double clicking variables and their occurrence (even working better than Notepad++ to my surprise, maybe a bit brain food for Torsten ;-) ).

  • edited October 5

    Thanks for your reply, I'm thus not alone on this problem.
    Have just tested some more and found that if I use "Caps Lock" and hold down "Shift" I can type "a" and "l". It all seems strange as I can write unobtrusively at the "command prompt" in Bricscad. It should probably be the same to interpret the keyboard in both cases.

    Does the Windows version have same problem?

  • Windows does not have that issue.

    I am using Xubuntu 19.04 by the way. Keyboard "Generic 105-key PC (intl.)" and two layouts: "English US, Euro on 5" "English US, intl., with dead keys"

  • Alf, you could consider creating a support request about it.

  • Yes, I have already done so.

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