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Re: Making `escape Ctrl-n` switch to window n

From: David Woodfall
Subject: Re: Making `escape Ctrl-n` switch to window n
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 21:32:48 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.4+99 (e250c602) (2018-03-15)

On Wednesday 13 June 2018 14:21,
Dun Peal <address@hidden> put forth the proposition:
> The problem is that my terminal maps Ctrl-n, for certain values of n,
> to various escape sequences.
> For example,Ctrl-3 generates ^[ (escape), so it enters Copy Mode
> instead of switching to window 3.
> Ctrl-4 genertes \^ (FS, which is interpreted as SIGQUIT).
> Etc.
> Is there a way to "unmap" combinations like Ctrl-3, so they'll be
> interpreted the same as just pressing 3, and not as their current
> special escape meaning?
> Thanks, D.

You can unbind keys by giving an empty bind or bindkey command.

bind ^3

for example, may do it.

The :bindkey command lists various lists of binds depending on the
flag you pass it.

eg :bindkey -d lists the default map.

See bindkey in the man page.



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