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Re: emacs hyper key

From: Thr4wn
Subject: Re: emacs hyper key
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 14:09:24 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jul 1, 3:43 pm, address@hidden (Pascal J. Bourguignon)
> Thr4wn <address@hidden> writes:
> > First of all, what actually IS the emacs hyper key? the emacs meta key
> > seems to just be mod1, but I can't seem to figure out what emacs will
> > interpret as the hyper key. right now, my left-windoze button is
> > assigned to be Super_L. I tried mapping Super_L to mod1 (whereupon
> > emacs interpreted it as meta, and I could use it just like meta). Then
> > I mapped Super_L to mod2, mod3, mod4, and mod5 (making sure that I
> > removed the previous binding each time); emacs acted like it did not
> > even know that button existed (ie after executing C-h k  , pressing
> > 'a' returned binding for 'a'  and pressing L-Windoze button and 'a'
> > also returned the binding for 'a' (self-insert)).
> > Looking back over some old .emacs file I have, I used define-key but
> > the KEY arguments were things like [166...], but I do not even
> > recognize that notation anymore and I don't think that notation works
> > across different computers.
> > so...
> > what does emacs interpret as hyper?
> > what is that other notation I used in define-key?
> > I have a more recent version of Debian.
> M-x apropos RET hyper RET
> This is specified by: x-hyper-keysym
> Usually, it's Hyper_L and Hyper_R.
> You can choose what key generate these keysyms with xmodmap(1).
> --
> __Pascal Bourguignon__          
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For some reason when I apropos 'hyper' it says it couldn't find any
matches. I also did ^h v x-hyper-keysym and nothing was found

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