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Re: How to keep key bindings working after switching keyboard layout


From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: How to keep key bindings working after switching keyboard layout
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2016 00:41:12 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

Yuri Khan <address@hidden> writes:

> Some people here will suggest that you use Emacs’
> input method mechanism, activated by command
> “toggle-input-method”. This has the advantage that
> key bindings “just work”, but now you have
> a different layout switching key and a different set
> of layouts in Emacs than the rest of your desktop.

This can be remedied as well by bringing everything
into Emacs - which has many other advantages as well!

Some of the most rewarding/obvious examples are:

    Thunderbird -> Emacs Gnus
    Firefox     -> Emacs w3m
    Irssi       -> ERC
    man pages   -> M-x man

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