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Re: C-M-. (find-tag-regexp) is not working

From: Francis Moreau
Subject: Re: C-M-. (find-tag-regexp) is not working
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 03:13:58 -0700 (PDT)
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On Mar 19, 9:43 am, Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> wrote:
> Type C-h c (`describe-key-briefly'), followed by C-M-..  (That's C-M-.
> followed by a full stop.  You don't type the full stop; I typed it to
> indicate the end of my sentence.  Yikes! :-)  This will show you what
> key sequence Emacs saw.

emacs says: "M-. runs the command find-tag"

Note that I really did type C-M-.

> Maybe your keyboard hasn't been set up to generate proper key codes
> for C-M-.  Try C-h l `view-lossage' after typing M-. and C-M-..  This
> will show you what raw key codes Emacs actually received.

it said: "ESC ." for both which is not really surprising.

So it looks like my keyboard hasn't been set up to generate proper key

Could you tell me how to do that ?

> Also, please tell us your operating system and environment.

sorry it's on Linux, Fedora 9


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