2012/9/24 Eric Christopherson <echristopherson / gmail.com>

> On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 10:26 PM, Jeff L. <lists / ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> > Any others that can help with this? I'm running RubyMine on Mac and
> > experiencing the same thing with the \b not properly backspacing.
>
> All I know is that the terminal emulators built into editors and IDEs
> like RubyMine often don't support the full range of interactions
> possible in a proper terminal emulator, like Terminal or iTerm2. It's
> possible JetBrains just didn't implement output of the backspace
> character (ASCII 8); I believe it's very seldom used in actually
> programs.
>
> Long story short: Use a real terminal, like Terminal or iTerm2.
>
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Brian Candler wrote in post #1076055:
> >> OSX Lion, standard system ruby, running in iTerm2:
> >>
> >> $ ruby -e 'puts "X\bY"'
> >> Y
> >> $
> >
> > --
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> >
>
>


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