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Re: MacOS X: Not all Alt keys are equal?

From: Lars-Johan Liman
Subject: Re: MacOS X: Not all Alt keys are equal?
Date: Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:15:54 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (darwin)


> In the context mentioned I think pressing the right alt key would not
> help producing the \.

That's what I thought.

> It's default or STANDARD value is that of the corresponding left key.

That's what I thought too. But as I said, I want the left one to be
"meta", and the right one to be "none" (= switch layout to alternate).

> I have set my only alt key to "(quote) none" (original value was meta)
> and let the cmd key be super, and also the remaining others be what
> they are. This gives me the opportunity to use the alt key as
> introductory key to switch the keyboard layout from the visible to the
> "alternate" layout, i.e. that, which produces \, {, }, «, », etc.

Hmm. Well the problem manifests itself when you have two Alt keys, and
want to make them do different things.

</me sends a longing thought to xmodmap ... ;-)>


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