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Re: Certain keys don't work in emacs in a terminal


From: Giorgos Keramidas
Subject: Re: Certain keys don't work in emacs in a terminal
Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2006 02:38:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.90 (berkeley-unix)

On Thu, 2 Nov 2006 21:15:53 -0200, "Jorge Peixoto de Morais Neto" 
<address@hidden> wrote:
> When I use emacs under xterm, pressing <menu>  generates a message that
> "<print> is undefined"; pressing "C-1" inserts the number 1 as if I had
> pressed just "1".
> Under a virtual console, the behavior is also wrong, but different.
>
> How can I make emacs work under xterm or under a virtual console as if it
> was under X?

In short, "you can't".  There are some things that are not (currently)
possible within an xterm window, i.e. you cannot differentiate between
all the possible 'modifiers' of the X11 keyboard.



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