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Re: M-! -- new or other binding ??

From: Maciej Katafiasz
Subject: Re: M-! -- new or other binding ??
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 06:25:56 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: pan 0.120 (Plate of Shrimp)

Den Sun, 29 Apr 2007 23:01:39 +0000 skrev Bill White:

>> I find myself using the shell-command (M-!) a lot lately and the
>> reach for all the keys (on my keyboard Alt+Shft+!) is difficult.
>> Have I missed a keyboarding trick using one hand or can someone
>> suggest another binding that wouldn't disturb the default key
>> bindings but would still be an easier reach?
> Have you looked into training your right hand to type those modifier
> keys while your left types '1'?  M-^ (delete-indentation) is awkward
> for my left hand so I took a day or so to train my right hand to type
> the right <shift> and <alt> keys for it.

Note that right Alt is not usable for that on most layouts other than
pure US QWERTY (even US Intl I believe), because it's used as AltGr.


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