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Re: Option/meta/alt key not working

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  • philipx
    I had somewhat the same problem, but with shortcuts. Try :set macmeta and then see if that works. On Mar 11, 5:45 pm, Johannes Harestad
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 12, 2011
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      I had somewhat the same problem, but with shortcuts.

      Try ":set macmeta" and then see if that works.



      On Mar 11, 5:45 pm, Johannes Harestad <johanneshares...@...>
      wrote:
      > Hey.
      > I am not sure what to call it, meta, option, or alt key.
      >
      > I have a nordic keyboard layout, and to write a \ (backslash) I need
      > to press <shift>-<alt>-<7>, but doing that does nothing in MacVim.
      >
      > Please help, thanks.

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    • björn
      ... Exactly which keyboard layout are you using (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, ...)? Please go through the troubleshooting guide as well:
      Message 2 of 3 , Mar 14, 2011
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        On 12 March 2011 00:45, Johannes Harestad wrote:
        > Hey.
        > I am not sure what to call it, meta, option, or alt key.
        >
        > I have a nordic keyboard layout, and to write a \ (backslash) I need
        > to press <shift>-<alt>-<7>, but doing that does nothing in MacVim.
        >
        > Please help, thanks.

        Exactly which keyboard layout are you using (Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, ...)?

        Please go through the troubleshooting guide as well:

        https://github.com/b4winckler/macvim/wiki/Troubleshooting

        Björn

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