That did it.  Any idea why that would be needed for mutt but not for regular
vi?

Thanks a ton for your help.  Wow, it's so nice to be able to use the backspace
when I typo. :)

On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 03:02:27PM +0100, Toni Schmidbauer wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 12:16:00AM -0800, Michael Barrett wrote:
> >     Anyways, when I run vim from the command line, if I'm in insert mode and I
> >     hit the backspace key it acts normally.  IE: It erases the character to the
> >     left of the cursor.
> 
> try these two options in your .vimrc
> 
> set t_kb=^H
> fixdel
> 
> for ^H you have to press CTRL-V and then hit the backspace key.
> 
> toni
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