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Re: send ctrl-g to bash shell in emacs

From: Wes James
Subject: Re: send ctrl-g to bash shell in emacs
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:06:41 -0700

On Nov 7, 2012, at 9:47 AM, Barry Margolin <> wrote:

> In article <>,
> Wes James <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Nov 6, 2012, at 5:03 PM, Peter Dyballa <Peter_Dyballa@Web.DE> wrote:
>>> Am 07.11.2012 um 00:53 schrieb Wes James:
>>>> ctrl-g means cancel the ctrl commands typed in, but how do you send a 
>>>> ctrl-g to a bash shell inside emacs?
>>> Have you tried that very simple and basic C-q C-g?
>> I tried that and it just puts ^G on the screen
> And when you press Return, it will be sent, just like anything else you 
> type.

I did press return and it just brought the command line back without doing 

I'm running erlang inside of emacs.  I.e., I type in erl and it takes me in to 
an erlang command-line.  It accepts certain ctrl command to do things.

In erlang, when you press ctrl-g it should bring up a line that says:

User switch command

so I can do other commands.


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