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Re: [emacs-nxml-mode] Turning "Sticky Keys" on in the Mac OS

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  • Lennart Borgman
    Thanks John, I added that information to EmacsWiki.
    Message 1 of 9 , Jan 31, 2006
      Thanks John, I added that information to EmacsWiki.


      John Gage wrote:
      > Lennart,
      > Thank you again once again for advising me about cua-mode.
      > Turning "Sticky Keys" on in the Macintosh is extremely easy (OSX
      > 10.4.4). One goes to "Universal Access" in "System Preferences" and
      > selects "Keyboard" in the horizontal menu across the top of the
      > screen. It is self-explanatory from there on.
      > And it works. And it makes using Emacs easier. Seeing that Emacs
      > is very close to being a miracle, that's saying a lot.
      > John
      >
      >
      > On Jan 31, 2006, at 6:00 PM, Lennart Borgman wrote:
      >
      >> John Gage wrote:
      >> > Aquamacs, a Mac version of emacs employing the Aqua mac interface, has
      >> > nxml-mode activated in its distribution version.
      >> >
      >> > Unfortunately, the default state does not toggle
      >> > nxml-bind-meta-tab-to-complete-flag to true. So, to get *any*
      >> > auto-completion of tags, you have to toggle that to true.
      >> >
      >> > On mac portables, pressing the "alt" (option) key and the tab key
      >> > simultaneously is very difficult, because there is only one "alt" key
      >> > on the *left* side of the space bar. Hence, C-RET is a better option.
      >> >
      >> > Unfortunately, cua-mode is toggled on in the distribution version,
      >> > and, I believe, because it is a minor mode, it is very hard to get rid
      >> > of its rather arcane usage of C-RET.
      >> >
      >> > However, Lennart's solution works admirably. The moment cua-mode is
      >> > toggled off, C-RET works in nxml-mode. Hooray!
      >> >
      >> > Thanking you,
      >> Have you heard of "StickyModifiers"? Please take a look at
      >> http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/StickyModifiers and add
      >> information for Mac if you happen to know how this works on Mac.
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