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Re: usability issue

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: usability issue
Date: 06 Jan 2003 23:17:26 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Tuomo Takkula <address@hidden> writes:

> The department I am working on just switched emacs from 20.xx?? to
> 21.2.1, with the new cool look. However, the keystrokes <Home> and
> <End> changed their meaning as well, from 'go-to-beginning/end-of
> document' to 'goto-begin/end-of line', respectively. So, I thought,
> lets make an usability test and try to change that back.

Why?  Just use C-home and C-end.  You don't need them that often, eh?

> - _is_ there a way to get to the old behaviour of <Home> and <End> via
> custimization groups, and if so, where?

Unlikely.  Those are keystrokes.  Just use

(global-set-key [home] 'beginning-of-buffer)
(global-set-key [end] 'end-of-buffer)

in your .emacs file.  That's all.  But why you should want it when
those functions are available on C-home and C-end escapes me.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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