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Re: Pressing C-X on mac

From: Jai Dayal
Subject: Re: Pressing C-X on mac
Date: Fri, 8 Jul 2011 00:03:06 -0600

I see.  Is there a way to change the functionality of caps and ctrl in emacs, or does it have to be a system-wide switch?


On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 11:56 PM, Stefan Vollmar <address@hidden> wrote:
Dear Kashyap,

I have mapped Capslock to Control - which is very easy to do on the Mac: System Preferences, Keyboard, Modifier Keys (bottom right on the keyboard tab) - and find that more convenient than using the original Control key on any other keyboard I have used before. But this is a matter of taste to some degree, of course.

Warm regards,

On 08.07.2011, at 06:59, C K Kashyap wrote:

> Thanks Jai ... I'll give it a shot ... and perhaps try and get back to the regular HP/Dell laptop :)
> Regards,
> Kashyap
> On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 10:22 AM, Jai Dayal <address@hidden> wrote:
> Unfortunately the mac only comes with 1 ctrl key.  Several people dislike pressing ctrl in general, and have changed some key bindings so that capslock functions as ctrl and ctrl fxns as capslock.
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 10:44 PM, C K Kashyap <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I am having trouble pressing C-X on my macbook - I use the left thumb to hold down the ctrl key and then press the other key in the chord. Is there a better way to do it?
> Regards,
> Kashyap

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