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Re: Newbie questions

From: Peter Dyballa
Subject: Re: Newbie questions
Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 18:15:17 +0100

Am 24.12.2006 um 17:00 schrieb address@hidden:

1) Is there a way to see what a keyboard shortcut is currently bound
to? Before I write my own programs making my own, I want to make sure
I'm not unbinding something really important.

C-h b

2) Is there a way to see a list of all functions that can possible be
bound to keymappings, the list of files they appear in, and their

Approximately C-h a TAB

Many functions of that list are not interactive, so they might fail to function.

3) Are there any key combos with meta and ctrl that are not allowed
when creating my own key bindings? Any reason why I wouldn't use C-q,
C-w, C-e, etc. just go through the keyboard and use what's not used yet?

Those your window manager catches. C-q is used in GNU Emacs to escape things. For example it works hardly otherwise than via C-q TAB to add a TAB as TAB into a list of characters you are going to search for ...



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