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Re: checking emacs version

From: Eric
Subject: Re: checking emacs version
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2009 07:23:46 -0800 (PST)
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On Feb 24, 10:29 pm, Jonathan Groll <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 08:21:32PM -0800, Eric wrote:
> >No, sorry! I totally failed to say what I was actually doing -- not
> >checking emacs versions but checking emacs ports: I use Carbon Emacs
> >on my mac at home, and vanilla emacs on my server, and want to set
> >some Carbon-specific variables when I'm at home. The string "Carbon"
> >show up in (emacs-version), that's why I was thinking that might be
> >how I have to do it.
> I have the following in my .emacs, if it'll help:
> ; Cocoa emacs, for some bizarre reason DELETE key is bound to
> backward-delete-char-untabify
> ;;and make home and end behave in a non-mac way!
> (if (string-match "darwin" (version))
> ( progn
> (global-set-key (kbd "<kp-delete>") 'delete-char)
> (global-set-key (kbd "<backspace>") 'backward-delete-char)
> (global-set-key (kbd "<home>") 'move-beginning-of-line)
> (global-set-key (kbd "<end>") 'move-end-of-line)
> ) )
> To give you an idea of how others use it (and you may like pc-type
> home, end, delete, backspace keys like I do).
> Cheers,
> Jonathan

Thanks to all! These are all good suggestions, and I'll probably use
them all in various places, where appropriate.


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