Emacs and key mappings

I use Emacs a lot for programming. It is a very useful editor, arguably the best. One great feature is the ability to map keys (hot keys). It even maps keys to specific types of files (C, PHP, XML). I recently started using TCL. Emacs’s key binding for DELETE was effectively backspace. It was driving me nuts. I finally found a solution.


Here is the excerpt I wanted.

(add-hook 'tcl-mode-hook 
 '(lambda () 
 (define-key tcl-mode-map [ delete ] 'delete-char)))

It took way too much googling to find this. Here were some of my key words: xemacs, tcl-mode, tcl-mode.el, key binding, key mapping, delete, default bahavior, major mode, override

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