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The following lines for ~/.Xresources only work partially in xterm:

xterm*VT100.Translations: #override \n\ Shift BackSpace: string("2") \n\ Alt Shift BackSpace: string("4") \n\ Ctrl Shift BackSpace: string("6")

What happens is that shift-backspace is correctly translated but the other two turn out to be the same.

Is it possible to translate those three keys to different strings?

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xterm*VT100.Translations: #override \n\
  ~Alt ~Ctrl Shift<Key>BackSpace: string("2") \n\
  Alt Shift<Key>BackSpace: string("4") \n\
  Ctrl Shift<Key>BackSpace: string("6")

~Alt means "Alt is not pressed".

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