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Re: Mac OS X (cocoa editon) azerty [ { problem


From: Pieter Laeremans
Subject: Re: Mac OS X (cocoa editon) azerty [ { problem
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2009 03:20:47 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 30, 10:39 am, David <address@hidden> wrote:
> Pieter Laeremans <address@hidden> writes:
> > I use an azerty keyboard but emacs doesn't handle the following
> > symbols correctly
>
> > { [  and \
>
> > In a normal application for example I can input { by pushing (option
> > alais alt 5),
> > Emacs interprets this as M-5 instead of just inserting the right
> > symbol.
>
> > It is not clear to me how to turn this of.
>
> One possibility: Go to Emacs->Preferences, set Alt/Opt-Key to "None" and
> set Command Key to "Meta". This has the disadvantage that it interferes
> with the MacOS-Shortcuts for the Command key.
>
> Another possibility: rebind the keys in your .emacs, e.g.
>
> (global-set-key (kbd "M-5") (lambda () (interactive) (insert "[")))
>
> Don't know if that always works in all modes, though.
>
> Best possibility: Adapt your keyboard layout for Mac OS X, e.g. using
> Ukelele. Your hands will thank you for it later.
>
> -David

Great ! The preferences option worked.  Thanks!


Pieter


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