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Re: emacs question

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: emacs question
Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 09:36:46 -0700
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Harshdeep Jawanda wrote:
> I have the following entries in my .emacs file:
>   (global-set-key [C-down] '"\C-u1\C-v")
>   (global-set-key [C-up] '"\C-u1\M-v")

Note that '"string" is equivalent to just "string", since strings are
self-evaluating forms aka constants.

> These key combinations are meant to scroll the buffer up or down when
> I press the up-arrow or down-arrow, respectively, while holding the
> Ctrl key (C-l is not good enough at times).
> This works perfectly when I am using Emacs directly on computer I am
> sitting at (Win XP, Win 2K and Debian Linux; would it be correct to
> say "working at the console"?).
> But when I am using emacs over an SSH connection (using putty;
> connecting from home/office computer to university computers), this
> doesn't work.
> Any ideas why?

What do these commands report:

C-h k C-down
C-h k C-up

C-g C-down C-g C-up C-g C-h l

Kevin Rodgers

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