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Re: Problems with customized german keyboard

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Problems with customized german keyboard
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2004 15:27:59 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Tobias Munk <munk@hmi.de> writes:

> Origin of my problem:
> I want to use the left windows key as an alternative Alt-Gr key,
> because is's more comfortable on a german keyboard.
> Possible with:
> xmodmap -e "keycode 115 = ISO_Level3_Shift Multi_key"

I think you also need to fix up the modifier maps, since this key is now a
different modifier.

> Problem:
> This works with all programs, exept emacs/xemacs
> Procedure to reproduce it (with a german keyboard):
> 1) typing for example windows_left-"9" BEFORE invoking xmodmap gives
> you the error message "S-9 not defined" in the minibuffer.
> 2) Use xmodmap as described above.
> 3) Typing windows_left-"9" or Alt-Gr-"9" on a xterm or any editor
> exept emacs/xemacs gives you now correctly "]". On emacs/xemacs you
> get for BOTH the error message "S-9 not defined", so there is no
> possibility any more to get square brackets or any of the other third
> key values on a german keyboard.

Did you restart emacs after doing the xmodmap?


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