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Re: redefine C-h


From: YSK
Subject: Re: redefine C-h
Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2008 10:36:34 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Aug 8, 1:13 pm, YSK <address@hidden> wrote:
> C-h is a normally prefix key, but I want to bind 'backward-char-
> delete' to it. My .emacs has this:
>
> (global-unset-key "\C-h")
> (global-set-key "\C-\M-h" 'help-command)
> (global-set-key [C-h] 'delete-backward-char)
>
> I want to use C-M-h for help-command instead and use C-h for
> backspace. However...it's not working. C-h remains a prefix key. My
> understanding of prefix keys is basically nil, so there's probably
> something pretty basic I'm missing here. Would anyone here be kind
> enough to clue me in?
>
> Thanks.

Problem solved: looks like the "icicles" package was overriding my key
settings.


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