[lug] Emacs problem
maxl at squeep.com
Fri Aug 17 09:37:55 MDT 2001
On Fri, Aug 17, 2001 at 08:51:18AM -0600, David wrote:
> Some of these are fake, e.g., ^Q is ^ followed by Q; what you should
> get is a single character that looks like, e.g., ^Q
> C-q C-q ^Q
> C-q ESC ^[
> C-q M-e å (in X) ^[e (in console)
> C-q M-> ¾ ^[>
All of these work properly with the standard meta key (alt) except for, of
course, M->. I still have no idea why this is, and at this point, this
is mostly what I'm interested in knowing, so I can try and fix it.
> If you think that Emacs is seeing the keystokes you could try this.
> Evaluate each line in turn in the *scratch* buffer by typing C-j at
> the end of the line. Then try M->.
> (defun freddie () (interactive) (beep))
> (define-key global-map [?\M->] 'freddie)
Interestingly enough, that bit of elisp didn't work for either alt-> or esc->;
but that might just be my dubious sound hardware in action.
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