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Re: Key bindings


From: Malte Spiess
Subject: Re: Key bindings
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 22:16:37 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.95 (gnu/linux)

SteveFKI <address@hidden> writes:

> Tassilo Horn-3 wrote:

>> Use `C-h k' to get the binding string and use that with the `kbd'-macro.
>> 
>> ,----[ C-h k <home> ]
>> | <home> runs the command move-beginning-of-line
>> [...]
>> `----
>> 
>> ,----[ C-h k <C-home> ]
>> | <C-home> runs the command beginning-of-buffer
>> [...]
>> `----
>> 
>> You see, emacs 22 already has the bindings you want. :-)
>> 
>> Nevertheless, if you would want to rebind them, you would do
>> 
>>   (global-set-key (kbd "<C-home>") 'some-function)
>> 
>> Bye,
>> Tassilo
>> -- 
>> A child of five could understand this! Fetch me a child of five!
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>
> I tried this, and I get the same problem. However, when I type C-h k <home>,
> it emacs tells me that
>
> "<find> runs the command search-forward
>  (search-forward STRING &optional BOUND NOERROR COUNT)
>       which is an interactive built-in function.
>
> Sounds like I am trying to override a function, which cannot be overriden.
>
> By the way I am using emacs  version 21.3.1, and not in aposition to
> upgrade.

Okay, I would recommend it, too!

> Any more ideas?

Yes, it seems like the key you pressed is not recognised as <home>, but
as <find>. So you probably should write
(global-set-key (kbd "<C-find>") 'some-function)
instead. Very strange keyboard setup btw.

Greetings

Malte


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