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[Orgmode] Re: Using Alt as Meta

From: J. David Boyd
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: Using Alt as Meta
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 10:41:22 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.1100000000000003 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (cygwin)

Dan Davison <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, Apr 07, 2008 at 04:46:17PM -0400, Chris Leyon wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 4:16 PM, Dan Davison <address@hidden> wrote:
>> >  Why is is that I have to use <Esc-Right> for org-metaright, and 
>> > <Alt-Right> brings up the message: '<A-right> is undefined'? What's an 
>> > appropriate way to
>> >  tell org-mode to use Alt as Meta in this situation?
>> >  Thanks!
>> >  Dan
>> Try putting `(setq x-alt-keysym 'meta)' in your .emacs
> Thanks, but that hasn't made a difference that I can see. <Alt-x> still 
> functions as M-x but <Alt-Right/Left/Up/Down> bring up a message saying 
> they're undefined,.
> I should have said, this is under
> GNU Emacs 22.1.1 (i486-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.12.0) of 2007-11-06 on 
> terranova, modified by Ubuntu
> Org-mode version 5.23a
> Ubuntu
> Linux Tichodroma 2.6.22-14-generic #1 SMP Tue Feb 12 07:42:25 UTC 2008 i686 
> GNU/Linux
> Dan

What does C-h k show for those keys?  

For example, under my emacs running under cygwin under windows vista (I know, 

C-h k follwed by <Alt-key right arrow> shows

<M-right> runs the command forward-word


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