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Re: Making <C--> and other shortcuts work


From: François-Denis Gonthier
Subject: Re: Making <C--> and other shortcuts work
Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2006 17:16:01 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> "Dieter" == Dieter Wilhelm <address@hidden> writes:

    Dieter> It becomes faster when you're actually give the shortcut
    Dieter> an (estimated) argument:

    Dieter> C--20 C-x ^

    Dieter> will shrink the window 20 lines

Oh I see you point now, but, like I said in the top-of-thread, C--
won't work anyway.  It work in Gnus group buffer but, for example, not
in *scratch* where it inserts - in the buffer.

    Dieter> yes, that's ugly.  I experience this behaviour on my
    Dieter> windows machine at work, it's annoying to type an
    Dieter> additional SPC to get the ^-stuff working (especially the
    Dieter> invaluable M-^ key).

That's why I rebind such useful functions.

    >> annoying to produce. I tend to keep away from bindings that use
    >> ^ and I'm not about to change keymap.
    >> 
    >> BTW, I need to add many bindings using Ctrl work fine.  C-- and
    >> some others don't and I don't really understand why.

    Dieter> I'm sorry I can't help you here but I'm sure there are
    Dieter> some others on this list. 8-)

Thank you for your hints anyway.



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