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Re: remapping keys

From: Sam Peterson
Subject: Re: remapping keys
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 16:32:32 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Seldon <address@hidden> on Tue, 19 Feb 2008 17:33:53 +0100 didst
step forth and proclaim thus:

> Juanma wrote:
>> On Monday 18 February 2008 18:00, Seldon wrote:
>>> [...]
>>>> I personally prefer to do those kinds of "inconvenient keyboard" things
>>>> globally by choosing another keyboard layout (e.g. with
>>>> gnome-keyboard-properties).
>>> I would prefer a more selective approach, remapping only the keys I need.
>> Try with function keyboard-translate.
> I read the documentation, but I didn't understood how to call or use
> this function.
> I think I will follow your advice and switch to an US layout.
> Bye.

Wow, a whole thread on remapping keys, and NOBODY mentions
global-set-key or local-set-key.

;; just an example, change the keys to whatever you like
(global-set-key "{" '(lambda () (interactive) (insert "a")))

Many will argue that keyboard translate is better.  Whatever works...

Sam Peterson
skpeterson At nospam
"if programmers were paid to remove code instead of adding it,
software would be much better" -- unknown

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