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Re: Alt Putty


From: Jude DaShiell
Subject: Re: Alt Putty
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:48:55 -0400 (EDT)
User-agent: Alpine 2.11 (NEB 23 2013-08-11)

alt needs not to be captured by emacs so it can get to putty then have putty work.

On Fri, 28 Aug 2015, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 09:41:37
From: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
To: address@hidden
Subject: Re: Alt Putty

Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 06:07:15 -0700 (PDT)
From: Rusi <address@hidden>

On Friday, August 28, 2015 at 6:17:52 PM UTC+5:30, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 04:10:50 -0700 (PDT)
From: Rusi

How to make Alt-key work with PuTTY?

What do you mean by "work"?  Should it produce A-key or M-key in
Emacs?

Sorry for not being clear... I guess this is OT
Best I can see Alt generates nothing
Naturally I would like Alt-x to be emacs' M-x as it does in
windows and gnu/linux desktops.

I think this happens automatically with PuTTY.  It does for me.

Are you sure it's not something in your TERM value and the
corresponding terminfo entry on the target machine?  What happens if
you type "ESC x", does Emacs on the remote see "M-x"?  If it does,
audit the PuTTY settings on the PuTTY's "Keyboard" and "Features"
panes (under "Terminal").  Maybe also "Behaviour" under "Window".



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