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Re: keybinding issue


From: Kai Grossjohann
Subject: Re: keybinding issue
Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2004 11:57:55 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Lowell Kirsh <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm using emacs 21.3 on Win XP and would like to bind a function to
> shift-tab. Is this possible? The problem I am having is that emacs
> seems to see shift-tab and tab as the same thing. For example, when
> I do a C-h k shift-tab, the minibuffer says 'Describe key: TAB'. It
> doesn't seem to recognize that shift was pressed. This happens with
> either of the shift keys.

If shift-foo is unbound, Emacs looks up the binding of foo.  This
means that you can still hit C-f and so on even if caps lock is on.

So just bind (kbd "S-<tab>") and Bob's your uncle.

Kai





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