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Re: redefine C-h


From: YSK
Subject: Re: redefine C-h
Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2008 18:10:02 -0700 (PDT)
User-agent: G2/1.0

On Aug 10, 2:40 pm, Xah <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Aug 9, 9:00 am, YSK <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> > On Aug 9, 10:14 am, Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > [C-h] is not the same thing as "\C-h".
>
> > > Also, you need to (setq help-char ?\C-\M-h)
>
> > I did not know that - what is the difference between [C-h] and "\C-h"?
> > I thought they were interchangeable.
>
> One is vector datatype, one is string datatype.
> the vector needs to be like this: “[?\C-h]”.
>
> Also, it's best to use the function “kbd” for all your kebyoard
> defining needs.
>
> For a explanation on the various variant of syntax for key presses,
> see:
>
> http://xahlee.org/emacs/keystroke_rep.html
>
>   Xah
>http://xahlee.org/
>
>

Xah - Thanks..I will keep this in mind next time I wade through
my .emacs.


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