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Re: Opt/Fn as meta? (emacs on macs)


From: Kyle Jones
Subject: Re: Opt/Fn as meta? (emacs on macs)
Date: Thu, 8 May 2003 19:08:19 +0000 (UTC)

Sunder  <address@hidden> wrote:
 > Joe Davison <address@hidden> wrote:
 > > Luckily, on both the carbon and x11 versions of emacs I use on my mac,
 > > one can arrange it so either Cmd or Opt is Meta..
 > 
 > The Esc key is so small and so far on my powerbook that I am ready to
 > try a different meta key. I want to understand how to do it, and if it
 > can lead to any problems (I will be using Aqua as well as X11
 > programs).

An alternative I use is to type ESC as Ctrl-[.  I started doing
this many years ago because ESC is one of those keys vendors love
to move.  It will feel odd at first but you will soon because
accustomed to it.



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