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bug#27490: 24.5; Elisp manual explanation of `function-key-map' and its


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#27490: 24.5; Elisp manual explanation of `function-key-map' and its inheritors
Date: Sun, 21 Jul 2019 19:31:45 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> The only way to affect the behavior of keys within Emacs is through
>> @code{xmodmap} (outside Emacs) or @code{define-key} (inside Emacs).  The
>> @code{define-key} command should be used in conjunction with the
>> @code{function-key-map} map.  For instance,
>> 
>> @lisp
>> (define-key function-key-map [M-@key{TAB}] [?\M-\t])
>> @end lisp
>
> Where did you find this?  I must be blind, because I don't see this
> passage in the manual.

It's in the "X key translations for Emacs" node in misc/efaq.texi, which
I guess isn't part of the manual.

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