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bug#9751: 23.3; Alternative Keyboard Feature/Bug


From: Nikos Pitsianis
Subject: bug#9751: 23.3; Alternative Keyboard Feature/Bug
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 20:47:12 +0300

What is the way in emacs to alias Ctr-chi to Ctr-x ?

Alternatively, how do I map a few commonly used commands to the alternative 
keyboard combinations? 

(global-set-key "\C-χ\C-ψ" 'save-buffers-kill-emacs)

returns with 

error: Invalid modifier in string

Nikos


On Oct 14, 2011, at 8:21 PM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

>> From: Nikos Pitsianis <address@hidden>
>> Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 20:06:49 +0300
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> 
>> On Windows XP when I type in greek in emacs and I need to save, I simply 
>> type Ctr-x Ctr-s irrespective of the keyboard mode (English or Greek).
>> 
>> On the Mac OS version of emacs, I have to turn into english, issue Ctr-x 
>> Ctr-s and then return beck to greek to continue.
>> 
>> I assume that all users of alternative keyboards would expect that an Alt or 
>> Ctr combination should be sending an emacs command just like the behavior in 
>> Windows XP emacs.
> 
> There's nothing Emacs can do about this.  What you see on Windows is a
> general feature of Windows keyboard input.  Other systems don't have
> that feature.






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