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Re: Strange behaveur for M-x


From: Anakreon Mendis
Subject: Re: Strange behaveur for M-x
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 13:16:00 +0300
User-agent: Debian Thunderbird 1.0 (X11/20050116)

Heike C. Zimmerer wrote:
Anakreon Mendis <address@hidden> writes:


If I press M-x, instead of the minibuffer taking focus, emacs produces a beep.
I can't invoke any command except for those which a key binding exists.
The key bindings which like M-a, M-e produce a beep also.


What does C-h k <your-M-x> report?

A-x is undefined

KeyPress event, serial 28, synthetic NO, window 0x800001,
    root 0x3a, subw 0x0, time 6331689, (166,-16), root:(172,11),
    state 0x0, keycode 64 (keysym 0xffe9, Alt_L), same_screen YES,

^^^^^
You're sure your Alt isn't mapped to A-<whatever> and ESC to
M-<whatever>?  You're running Debian, and at least on mine, they are
mapped like this.

Heike
Yes the mapping is what you describe. Esc+x works like M-x.
How could I change this?

Anakreon





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