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bug#11071: manual fails to point out that C-S-backspace only works with
bug#11071: manual fails to point out that C-S-backspace only works with GUIs
Thu, 22 Mar 2012 20:41:21 -0400
Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)
Eric Hanchrow wrote:
> Kill an entire line at once (`kill-whole-line')
> However, I don't think it's possible to type `C-S-backspace' when using
> emacs in console mode.
No, it usually isn't. Ref "Other Character Modifier Bits" in the lispref.
> If I'm right about that, it'd be good if the manual pointed that out
I guess it could mention it.
> -- it'd be even better if Emacs bound kill-whole-line to something
> that _could_ be typed in console mode.
The binding is 9 years old and was extensively discussed at the time.
C-a C-k ? ;)