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Re: translating numpad keys in linux terminal


From: Dan Espen
Subject: Re: translating numpad keys in linux terminal
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:46:30 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4 (gnu/linux)

Tim Johnson <address@hidden> writes:

> With emacs 24 on linux ubuntu 14.04 
>
> Gui emacs translates all numeric keypad keys except the backspace as
> distinct from the equivalent on the main keyboard.
>
> Example : kp-up vs. up
>
> Unfortunately, my preference is emacs -nw from the terminal, which
> in this case is gnome-terminal. emacs -nw only translates 
> kp-(divide, multiply, minus, plus and enter).
>
> Is there a way to read the other keys with "kp-" as in gui emacs?

If you were using xterm, rxvt, you could use X-Resources to set the 
"translations"
resource to create any kind translation of X11 key to any string you like.

The xterm man page describes this.

-- 
Dan Espen


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