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bug#1993: 23.0.60; Emacs.app has only transparent window background


From: Tom Hageman
Subject: bug#1993: 23.0.60; Emacs.app has only transparent window background
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 00:25:47 +0200

In article <address@hidden>, Jason  
Rumney wrote:
> Adrian Robert wrote:
> > Do W32 users face this same issue?  That is, does 'alt' play the
> > same  role on their non-US keyboards as it does on the Mac ones?
> > Can we  follow Emacs on W32 in that case?
>
> AltGr is distinct from Alt on Windows, so non-US users just lose one
> of  the meta keys on their keyboard.  There are some users who prefer
> to use  Alt to access the menus though, and use the windows keys for
> meta.   Currently this requires a patched version of Emacs to work
> properly, we  have papers from the author, we are just waiting for
> the author to clean  up the patch so we can install it, for 23.2 now.

Naive suggestion mabe, but as most (all?) Macs also have left- and right-  
Alt keys, can't one be used as meta and the other kept as alt?

Regards,
Tom.






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