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Re: Looking for a sneaky key binding

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: Looking for a sneaky key binding
Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2007 21:44:28 -0700
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Dan Bensen wrote:
After making a new command, I wanted to bind it to M-C-|.
This form didn't work:
  (global-set-key <name> 'my-command)

where <name> was equal to

on separate attempts.  The error message was always
  "Invalid modifier in string".

See these sections of the Emacs Lisp manual:

Nonprinting Characters in Strings
Non-ASCII Characters in Strings
Changing Key Bindings

So is there another trick somewhere that does this,
or is it not supported?

Use the vector notation (Emacs manual: Rebinding Keys in Your Init File):


Kevin Rodgers
Denver, Colorado, USA

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