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Re: C-home in virtual console for emacs and bash


From: Dieter Wilhelm
Subject: Re: C-home in virtual console for emacs and bash
Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2006 00:07:47 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

"Jonas Bernoulli" <address@hidden> writes:

> hello
>
> i would like to have Control_Home and alike available in bash and
> emacs when using a virtual console just like i do in X. however there
> is no such keysymbol in the kernels keymap.

Is the effect of C-Home different to typing C-a in the console?

>
> without any modifications C-home is available in emacs but not bash.

For me both sequences are working in the same way on the virtual
console.  (Gnu/Linux on Suse 10.0)

>
> in order to make it work in bash also, i added this to my keymap,
> faking the  keysym as in X:
>
> string F101 = "\033[1;5H"
> control keycode  102= F101
>
> now i can use C-home in bash but not in emacs anymore :-(

You could use M-< in Emacs instead.

> when pressing C-home in emacs now instead of calling the function
> bound to C-home the characters "5H" are entered in the buffer.

...
>
> i am afraid the keysyms are hardcoded somewhere in c-code. so if
> someone could tell me where the keysyms are defined this might allow
> me to add the additional keysyms i need.

Sorry, I can't help you here.

-- 
    Best wishes

    H. Dieter Wilhelm
    Darmstadt, Germany




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