> Mike Mattie writes: > > On Tue, 8 Jan 2008 15:38:08 +0800 > > Forrest <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > > > > > global-set-key (kbd "C-,")
> > > > > '(lambda () "scroll the page down" (interactive) (scroll- > > > > > down 1))) > > > > try a space like this: > > (kbd "C-c ,")
> > Have you tried this? It won't work.
i tried, it worked
> > > If that fixes it try using a function I previously posted that eliminates > > the errors from the process of defining keys.
> > If it were so simple don't you think Emacs would do this? > > > (defun insert-key-notation () > > "inject a complete \(kbd \"sequence\"\) with key notation for a key sequence given by prompt"
> > (interactive) > > (insert "(kbd \"") > > (insert (format-kbd-macro (read-key-sequence "Key? " nil t))) > > (insert "\")")) > >
> > it will define the kbd sexp for you after it prompts you for the key sequence. > > It looks like the reason that it doesn't work has already been explained but > Forrest has decided not to accept the answer (or perhaps there is a
> communication problem)...
that's what you think, not what i think
> > > > > The console and other terminal emulations can only produce "key > > > > events" in the ASCII or extended ASCII range,
i.e. 8 bit characters > > > > (man ascii). Therefore not every time you hold down the control > > > > "modifier" key and press some other key something with a meaning is > > > > produced. It's like when you're scribbling on paper: not every
> > > > "picture" is a letter or a digit or worth an exhibition at MOMA ... > > > > C-, can work X which has its own concept of events that are > > > > abstracted from ASCII codes.
> > > > > > C-x C-c work well in console, so i guess there must be something > > > wrong with my key-binding settings. and also, emacs was designed in > > > ages when X was not popular, it's unreasonable that custom
> > > key-binding doesn't work > > Do "man ascii". This is 128 character set and 96, or thereabout, are printing > characters. If there were a control character counterpart for each one that
> would result in 192 character set. Presumably control characters only exist > for C-@ to C-_ (0 to 32, @ to _ being 64 to 96).
thank you for your patience, however, do you mean that only printing characters and C-@ to C-_ can be processed by emacs?
then what if you press F1~F12? and Home, End, Del, Ins? and Left, Right, Up, Down?
96 + (96 - 64) = 128 i hope i had understood you
> > > > i'm a newbie, could you give me any detailed clue to solve it?
> > On a normal console, I don't think you can. > > -- > Nick http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob