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Re: Using the `Win' key as `Ctrl' in Emacs?


From: Xiaoyong Jin
Subject: Re: Using the `Win' key as `Ctrl' in Emacs?
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2004 00:43:37 +0800

On 17 Jun 2004 02:31:54 -0700
address@hidden (Rob Walker) wrote:

> Xiaoyong Jin <address@hidden> wrote in message
> news:<address@hidden>...
> > Hi, all!
> > 
> > I'm now learning to use Emacs and I got a problem about
> > keyboard layout that my Compaq notepad only have one `Ctrl'
> > key on the left and which is so aweful that emacs use a lot of
> > key bindings with the `Ctrl' key.
> > 
> > What I want is using the useless `win' key on the right. 
> > Could some one tell me how to do this?
> > 
> > I now use the xmodmap program to turn the Super_R key to the
> > control group.  And it can be use under most programs under X
> > but Emacs.
> 
> What about something like:
> 
>   (define-key key-translation-map [?\s-c] [?\C-c])
> 
> in your .emacs - this rebinds super-c to control-c. I don't use
> xmodmap, so you may need to use something different instead of
> [?\s-c]- use M-x describe-key to find out what.
> 
> Rob

You are right.  It's [?\s-c].  But I want to re-map all right
control to right win key.  Because I used to pressing right
control whenever I want to press M-C-f, which I use my right hand
to press M-C and my left hand press f.

It seems that this
(define-key key-translation-map [?\s] [?\C])
is useless in such a case.  And I can't find anything better to
solve my problem.

Or should I used to using one caps lock key to do every job
including keybindings with control?

Thanks,
Sincerely

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