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Re: Defining a new prefix key chord

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: Defining a new prefix key chord
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 14:31:08 +0000
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Luis O. Silva <> wrote on Mon, 26 Apr 2004 09:47:42
> Dear Emacs community,

> I'd like to know how to define a new prefix key similar to the
> "\C-c" or "\C-x". I want to use "\s-l" as a prefix key (where
> `\s' is super) and I'll be very grateful if you give me any
> information for doing this globally and for a specific mode.

You don't need to do anything special.  Just bind a key sequence which
starts with "\s-l", and Emacs will create all the necessary intermediate
keymaps.  For example,

(global-set-key [?\s-l ?r] 'revert-buffer)

> I can bind commands to key chords with super using [?\s-s], but
> I have already few keys unbounded.I've also choice a prefix of
> the form "\s-l" for mnemonic reasons.

> Thank you very much in advance.
> luis

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