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Re: Help producing the Alt modifier


From: Bijan Soleymani
Subject: Re: Help producing the Alt modifier
Date: 05 May 2003 22:53:46 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Jeremy Bowen <address@hidden> writes:

> Luis O. Silva wrote:
>  
> >    JB> How do I make the ALT keys generate the <Alt> modifier
> >    JB> ?????
> > 
> > AFAIK you won't be able to generate the Alt modifier in
> > Emacs. You always will obtain the Meta modifier. The Alt
> > modifier didn't exist in the old terminal and it is *not*
> > needed in Emacs. Why do you want this modifier? If you need an
> > alternative modifier, why don't you define Super or Hyper?
> 
> OK. How do I make the ALT keys generate the <Super> or <Hyper> modifier ????

You can do this using xmodmap. man xmodmap.

I think there is an example of how to make Alt_L (left alt) generate
Meta_L (left meta). I would suspect the same sort of thing could be
used to make Alt_L generate Super or Hyper.

Bijan


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