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Re: Help

From: Nikolaj Schumacher
Subject: Re: Help
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2008 02:29:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (darwin)

Xah <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Jun 9, 9:36 am, ila <address@hidden> wrote:
>> How do I customize emacs so that I can type C-x instead of meta/alt.
>> So, for example, I can type "C-x x forward-char" instead of "M-x
>> forward-char".
>> I want this to apply to all shortcuts with meta, not just that one.
> Many Meta keybinding will then jam with the Control bindings. So, you
> either swap Control and Alt system-wide, or you have assing M-x to C-x
> on a case by case basis.

I don't think the OP wants to swap C and M.  He wants C-x to work like
escape when "emulating" the meta key.

(This is based on the quote, I haven't received the original mail yet.)

(global-set-key "\C-x" esc-map)

should do the trick.

Nikolaj Schumacher

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