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


From: tristero
Subject: Re: Opt/Fn as meta? (emacs on macs)
Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 10:38:38 GMT
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In article <address@hidden>,
Matthew Calhoun wrote: 
>> 1. Running in a Terminal (either gnuemacs or xemacs).  Enable the
>>    Emulation preference "Use option as meta key"...
> 
> I'm using OS X's pre-installed emacs (gnu 21.1.1), and I've done this, 
> but it's not working quite right. Commands that start with "C-" work 
> fine, commands that start with "M-" work fine, but when I hold down 
> both Ctrl and Meta, the Ctrl is ignored.  

Unfortunately, yes, the meta emulation in Terminal is limited in the
way you describe (and it's not specific to the emacs version). It
works in combination shift but not in combination with control.  I
don't know of any way around this.


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