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Re: [jasspa] Make Ctrl-[ be the Meta key?

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  • Bob Paddock
    ... Well, yes, because C-[ has worked as ESC in every program I ve used except ME. I ve used it for so long that my fingers just do it when I m typing. uEMACS
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 24, 2001
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      > > C-t worked as ESC, but C-[ does not. It says it is not bound to
      > > any thing.

      > Confused? So was I when I first saw this problem.

      Well, yes, because C-[ has worked as ESC in every program I've used except
      ME. I've used it for so long that my fingers just do it when I'm typing.
      uEMACS and Jed are two examples.

      > How do you check that this is the problem? By using the $recent-keys
      > variable. list-variables is bound to "C-h v" (I know you have rebound C-h
      > so disable that for the moment), in a temporary buffer type 'A' 'A' 'C-h v'
      > then in the opened "*variables*" look for the $recent-keys, you should see:

      I'll give it a try.

      > The solution is quite simple, you need to use translate-key to combined
      > these two keys back into C-[ as follows:
      >
      > translate-key "X Y" "C-["

      Ok.

      Thank you.
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