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Re: send ctrl-g to bash shell in emacs


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: send ctrl-g to bash shell in emacs
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2012 12:52:01 -0500
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Wes James <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Nov 7, 2012, at 9:47 AM, Barry Margolin <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > In article <address@hidden>,
> > Wes James <address@hidden> wrote:
> > 
> >> Hi,
> >> 
> >> On Nov 6, 2012, at 5:03 PM, Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> 
> >>> 
> >>> Am 07.11.2012 um 00:53 schrieb Wes James:
> >>> 
> >>>> ctrl-g means cancel the ctrl commands typed in, but how do you send a 
> >>>> ctrl-g to a bash shell inside emacs?
> >>> 
> >>> Have you tried that very simple and basic C-q C-g?
> >>> 
> >> 
> >> I tried that and it just puts ^G on the screen
> > 
> > And when you press Return, it will be sent, just like anything else you 
> > type.
> 
> 
> I did press return and it just brought the command line back without doing 
> anything. 
> 
> I'm running erlang inside of emacs.  I.e., I type in erl and it takes me in 
> to an erlang command-line.  It accepts certain ctrl command to do things.
> 
> In erlang, when you press ctrl-g it should bring up a line that says:
> 
> User switch command
> -->
> 
> so I can do other commands.
> 
> wes 

Don't try to run full-screen programs in an Emacs shell buffer. Use M-x 
terminal-emulator if you must run them inside Emacs.

-- 
Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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