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Re: C-M-. (find-tag-regexp) is not working


From: Francis Moreau
Subject: Re: C-M-. (find-tag-regexp) is not working
Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2009 21:12:26 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.3 (gnu/linux)

Hello,

Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> writes:

> Teemu Likonen <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On 2009-03-19 05:45 (-0700), Francis Moreau wrote:
>
>>> yes I use emacs -nw in a gnome terminal
>
>> C-M-. doesn't work in text terminals. Ctrl+<key> combinations require
>> that actual control character exists for the key. There is no such
>> character as Ctrl+. so text terminal programs won't receive the key. I
>> think that only Ctrl+<a-z> and Ctrl+<space> work in terminals. Meta key
>> is more flexible, though.
>
> Quick question: is a "gnome terminal" like a Linux virtual terminal when
> it comes to the keyboard?  E.g., does <up> generate "ESC [ A"?
>
> I run Emacs on a virtual terminal, and I have a keyboard enhancement
> that gives me access to any key combination I need.  Perhaps this would
> work for gnome terminal.

Could you tell me more about your "keyboard enhancement" ?

Thanks
-- 
Francis


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