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bug#5040: 23.1; w32-register-hot-key problem


From: Drew Adams
Subject: bug#5040: 23.1; w32-register-hot-key problem
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 13:52:52 -0800

> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 10:10 PM, Drew Adams 
> <address@hidden> wrote:
> > emacs -Q
> > M-: (w32-register-hot-key [M-tab])
> >
> > Visit a buffer in emacs-lisp-mode.
> > Type `forward-', then hit `M-TAB'.
> >
> > The Windows TAB dialog comes up (dunno what you call it - a 
> > seqence of icons; you TAB to cycle among their apps) when
> > you hold down the keys and then disappears when you release
> > them. It should not not come up at all; instead,
> > `lisp-complete-symbol' should be executed.
> >
> > However, from then on it works as it should. It is only the 
> > first time you press `M-TAB' that Windows doesn't pass the
> > chord to Emacs.
> 
> This is AFAICS not a bug. M-TAB (and some other keys) can not be
> registered as hot keys according to MS documentation.

As I said:

1. It works perfectly after the first time you hit `M-TAB'.

2. It works perfectly in Emacs 20 and 21, even the first time.

So AFAICS what you say is simply not true, at least for me (Windows XP SP3).






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