Re: Qustions on emacs on IPAQ H2210
- A year late but I looked for this forever, too, and eventually gave
up. Then today I ran across this soft keyboard which has an esc key
that seems to work with vi. I gave up on emacs on my ppc but maybe
I'll go get it working again now and see how it works.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Ingo Hoffmann <ingo@h...> wrote:
> After some trials I eventually got emacs up on my IPAQ H2210.
> I still have some questions:
> 1. ESC-Key
> It is a problem that there is no ESC-key on the virtual keyboard. I do
> have seen the hint how to walk around the problem for M-x by entering
> following line to .emacs:
> (global-set-key [C-tab] 'execute-extended-command)
> But unfortunately that's not enough because you need the pure ESC-key
> also e.g. for substituting the Meta-key. Does anybody have a solution?
> 2. Fonts
> According to the hint mentioned above I have also inserted following
> line to change the font:
> (set-frame-font "-*-Courier New-normal-r-*-*-10-*-*-*-c-*-iso8859-1")
> I tried to change that because I'ld like to try a different font. I
> enter M-x set-frame-font and hit the TAB-key then . I would have
> expected that I get a list of possible fonts than (as it is the case
> with emacs (V21) on a normal Linux system) but unfortunately I didn't
> get any list but a tab was entered in the commandline.
> Any ideas? How can I get a list of available fonts?
> 3. Horizontal Scrolling
> Because of the limited size of the screen I think a horizontal
> facility is urgently needed. In normal emacs (on a normal Linux
> when you enter M-x toggle-truncating-lines, long lines are truncated on
> the screen and if you position the cursor to the right edge of the
> screen the window will scroll to the right.
> This unfortunately does not work in emacs on ppc, the screen does not
> scroll to the right.
> Any ideas how to fix it?
> Thanks for all hints
> Regards Ingo