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Re: trouble binding to <next> & <prior>


From: Mirko
Subject: Re: trouble binding to <next> & <prior>
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 10:32:03 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Jul 7, 12:59 pm, address@hidden (Pascal J. Bourguignon)
wrote:
> Mirko <address@hidden> writes:
> > Hello,
>
> > I have a following keybinding, parts of which do not work.  In
> > particular I am trying to bind view-previous-entry to the page-up key
> > on the standard PC keyboard (using Emacs 22.1).  I used both h-k and h-
> > l to determine that this key is identified with "<prior>" & <next>".
>
> > (defvar iop-alert-mode-map nil
> >   "Keymap for IOP-alert mode")
> > (unless iop-alert-mode-map
> >   (setq iop-alert-mode-map (copy-keymap text-mode-map))
> >   (define-key iop-alert-mode-map (kbd "<prior>") 'view-previous-entry)
> >   (define-key iop-alert-mode-map (kbd "<next>") 'view-next-entry)
> >   (define-key iop-alert-mode-map (kbd "d") 'mark-entry-for-deletion)
> >   (define-key iop-alert-mode-map "m" 'mark-entry-for-save))
>
> > When in a buffer with iop-alert mode, doing h-m gives me the following
> > output on keybindings:
> > ... stuff skipped
> > < n e           Prefix Command
> > < p r           Prefix Command
> > < n e x         Prefix Command
> > < p r i         Prefix Command
> > < n e x t       Prefix Command
> > < p r i o       Prefix Command
> > < n e x t >  view-next-entry
> > < p r i o r     Prefix Command
> > < p r i o r >        view-previous-entry
>
> > It seems <prior> and <next> are bound to the character sequence
> > "<prior>" and "<next>".  Pressing those characters will invoke the
> > commands.  But pressing the Page-up/down keys will not.
>
> > Indeed, doing a h-k shows that page-up/down are still bound to scroll
> > up/down.
>
> > What am I doing wrong?
>
> emacs-version   --> "22.2.1"
> (kbd "<prior>") --> [prior]
>
> if you don't get this vector with one symbol for (kbd "<prior>"),
> indeed you have a problem.
>
> --
> __Pascal Bourguignon__                    http://www.informatimago.com/
>
> WARNING: This product warps space and time in its vicinity.

I tried that, and I get exactly as you suggested.

(kbd "<prior>") --> [prior]

Mirko


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