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Re: read-key-sequence(-vector) on Shift left/right gives [left]/[right],


From: Kai Grossjohann
Subject: Re: read-key-sequence(-vector) on Shift left/right gives [left]/[right], not [S-left]/[S-right] ?
Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2004 13:55:24 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> Execute foo, press Shift+[left] or Shift+[right]. The message ([left] or
> [right]) shows that the Shift modifier is lost.

If S-<foo> is unbound, Emacs looks up the binding of <foo>.  So are
S-<up> and S-<down> bound but S-<left> and S-<right> are unbound?

The reason for this is such that you can use most keybindings even
when caps lock is on.

Kai





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