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Re: terminal.el: terminal-escape-char impossible in European keyboards


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: terminal.el: terminal-escape-char impossible in European keyboards
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 23:43:25 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110002 (No Gnus v0.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Jari Aalto <address@hidden> writes:

> I wuold like to propose that the
>
>    terminal-escape-char ?\C-^
>
> is changed to a better alternative. The ^ character (including ~) too
> is not a natural key at least in Finnish keyboard. I don't know
> the technical term, but it's those "dead" keys that need to be configured
> separately.
>
> I was ssh'ing to remote site and working in "emacs -nw" and opened
> op M-x terminal-emulator, just to find out that there was nothing I
> could do to get back to the Emacs where it was running. The default
> key terminal-escape-char was not produced in this remote ssh connection.

On most terminals you should be able to produce C-^ by typing Ctrl-6.

Andreas.

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