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Re: German keyboard key bindings?


From: Kai Grossjohann
Subject: Re: German keyboard key bindings?
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 2003 21:11:26 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.2 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Ulrich Neumerkel) writes:

> To me this seems to be some kind of boot strap problem: In order to
> mention ä one needs to be in a Latin-1 language environment etc.

Well, C-x 8 " a seems easy enough to type if you need that character.

Or, C-u C-\ latin-1-prefix RET " a C-\.

> But the point would be that this key definiton is even present in
> other environments.

Since ä is a Latin-1 character, what's the point of making this "key"
available to non-Latin-1 users?

> (global-set-key [(control ?\344)] 'undo)
> (global-set-key [(meta ?\344)] 'dabbrev-expand)
> (global-set-key [(meta shift ?\344)] 'dabbrev-last-expansion)

;; -*- coding: latin-1; -*-
(global-set-key (kbd "C-ä") 'dabbrev-expand)

Does this work?

Kai


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