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Re: trouble binding to <next> & <prior>

From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: trouble binding to <next> & <prior>
Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2008 18:59:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1008 (Gnus v5.10.8) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Mirko <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
> I have a following keybinding, parts of which do not work.  In
> particular I am trying to bind view-previous-entry to the page-up key
> on the standard PC keyboard (using Emacs 22.1).  I used both h-k and h-
> l to determine that this key is identified with "<prior>" & <next>".
> (defvar iop-alert-mode-map nil
>   "Keymap for IOP-alert mode")
> (unless iop-alert-mode-map
>   (setq iop-alert-mode-map (copy-keymap text-mode-map))
>   (define-key iop-alert-mode-map (kbd "<prior>") 'view-previous-entry)
>   (define-key iop-alert-mode-map (kbd "<next>") 'view-next-entry)
>   (define-key iop-alert-mode-map (kbd "d") 'mark-entry-for-deletion)
>   (define-key iop-alert-mode-map "m" 'mark-entry-for-save))
> When in a buffer with iop-alert mode, doing h-m gives me the following
> output on keybindings:
> ... stuff skipped
> < n e         Prefix Command
> < p r         Prefix Command
> < n e x               Prefix Command
> < p r i               Prefix Command
> < n e x t     Prefix Command
> < p r i o     Prefix Command
> < n e x t >   view-next-entry
> < p r i o r   Prefix Command
> < p r i o r > view-previous-entry
> It seems <prior> and <next> are bound to the character sequence
> "<prior>" and "<next>".  Pressing those characters will invoke the
> commands.  But pressing the Page-up/down keys will not.
> Indeed, doing a h-k shows that page-up/down are still bound to scroll
> up/down.
> What am I doing wrong?

emacs-version   --> "22.2.1"
(kbd "<prior>") --> [prior]

if you don't get this vector with one symbol for (kbd "<prior>"),
indeed you have a problem.

__Pascal Bourguignon__           

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