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Re: How get escape sequence generated by keyboard shortcut in Emacs?


From: Tory S. Anderson
Subject: Re: How get escape sequence generated by keyboard shortcut in Emacs?
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:28:53 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Ah; in that case, I'm not sure you can do it. I think that such low-level 
information probably doesn't make it to emacs; it's interpreted by the OS 
first. Maybe someone can correct me if I'm wrong. "Shortcuts" like <backspace> 
seem to be as low-level as emacs gets. 

Andrey Lisin <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
>
> I’m afraid, I haven’t explained clearly. Let me provide a simple
> example. I use iTerm2 as my terminal emulator. And, for example, it
> generates ^[[1;2C for Shift+left arrow shortcut. My question is there
> a way to display this ‘^[[1;2C’ when I press Shift-left arrow inside
> Emacs? Probably, there are some specific mode.
>
> --
> Regards,
> Andrey Lisin
>
>
>
>
>
>
>     On 28 Feb 2015, at 22:02, Tory S. Anderson <
>     address@hidden> wrote:
>    
>     I'm not sure I completely understand your meanings for "escape
>     sequences" and "keyboard shortcut", but you may find what your
>     looking for in either `command-history`, `C-h k` followed by your
>     keystroke, or `C-h l` to see history of your command. Are any of
>     those what you're looking for?
>    
>     Andrey Lisin <address@hidden> writes:
>    
>    
>         Hi,
>        
>         sometimes it's necessary to know what sequence generates
>         particular
>         keyboard shortcut. In my case, for instance, I need to know,
>         what escape
>         sequences is generated by Shift+arrow shortcut. Of course, I
>         can look in
>         terminal emulator settings, but I wish there would be a way
>         to make
>         Emacs show sequences it receives.
>        
>         Thank you!
>    



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