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Re: global key not binding


From: Baloff
Subject: Re: global key not binding
Date: 11 Aug 2005 06:51:28 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.4

Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:

> Joe Corneli wrote:
> 
> >   >    (global-set-key "\C-cb" "\C-xh\M-w") ;copy buffer C-c b
> >   >    (global-set-key "\C-cb" "\C-xh\M-w") ;copy buffer C-c p
> >   >   >    I get symbol function definition is void ...
> >   >   > That is to be expected.
> >   >
> >
> >   why then this work:
> >   (global-set-key "\C-cl" "address@hidden") ;copy ling C-c l
> >
> >OK, I guess it isn't to be expected.  The question boils down to the
> >behavior of the function `define-key', which is what `global-set-key'
> >calls (without any intervening typechecking) and which _does_ allow
> >"strings treated as macros".  So, I have no idea.
> >
> >Evaluating this works:
> >
> >(execute-kbd-macro "\C-xh\M-w")
> >
> >But anyway, my hint should work for you.  Maybe someone else
> >can say whether you found a bug or not.
> >
> I just checked in the CVS version of Emacs. It seems to work.

sorry, what is CVS version and my version under debian. ok newbi.
thanks

> 
> I saw in one of the messages "Global-set-key" instead of
> "global-set-key" but I guess that was just a typo?


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