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Re: Patch for emacs/basic.texi

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Patch for emacs/basic.texi
Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 08:53:07 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu/linux)

On Sep 16 2020, Kévin Le Gouguec wrote:

> Thibaut Verron <thibaut.verron@gmail.com> writes:
>>> diff --git a/doc/emacs/basic.texi b/doc/emacs/basic.texi
>>> index abb385f53d..2372ce972d 100644
>>> --- a/doc/emacs/basic.texi
>>> +++ b/doc/emacs/basic.texi
>>> @@ -461,6 +461,11 @@ Normally, this command undoes the last change, moving 
>>> point back to
>>>  where it was before the change.  The undo command applies only to
>>>  changes in the buffer; you can't use it to undo cursor motion.
>>> +  On a graphics terminal, the easiest way to invoke @code{undo} is
>>> +with @kbd{C-/}; that doesn't need the shift key.  On a text terminal,
>>> +@kbd{C-/} does not exist, but usually you can type @kbd{C-_} without
>>> +the shift key and it will work anyway.
>>> +
>> Does this only make sense with a qwerty keyboard?
> This advice probably isn't universal, indeed.  E.g. with AZERTY
> keyboards, one needs to hit shift to get a slash, while no shift key is
> needed for underscores.  Therefore I always undo with C-_.

And on a qwertz keyboard neither C-/ nor C-_ work without shift.


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