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Re: translating numpad keys in linux terminal


From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: translating numpad keys in linux terminal
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2015 03:46:36 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4 (gnu/linux)

Dan Espen <address@hidden> writes:

>> Perhaps someone in this list that is familiar with
>> just exactly what the '-nw' option does can
>> enlighten us?
>
> From the docs:
>
> Don't communicate directly with the window system,
> disregarding the DISPLAY environment variable even
> if it is set. This means that Emacs uses the
> terminal from which it was launched for all its
> display and input.
>
> The terminal gets and sends X Events.
>
> Emacs gets and sends _characters_ to and from
> the terminal.
>
> Sometimes Emacs may get signals from the terminal,
> like when the terminal is resized.
>
> Emacs in a terminal does not see X Events.
>
> So, your issue is what does the terminal send to Emacs
> when you hit a KP key,
>
> Terminals like rxvt and xterm give you
> complete control.
>
> gnome-terminal, sorry, I don't use it.

Case closed.

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