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Re: . is undefined (when pressing C-.): is ssh behaving odd?

From: Robert Pluim
Subject: Re: . is undefined (when pressing C-.): is ssh behaving odd?
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2021 18:25:27 +0100

>>>>> On Mon, 6 Dec 2021 18:21:16 +0100, Luca Ferrari <> 
>>>>> said:

    Luca> On Fri, Dec 3, 2021 at 3:33 PM Robert Pluim <> wrote:
    >> >>>>> On Fri, 3 Dec 2021 12:34:10 +0100, Luca Ferrari 
<> said:
    Luca> So far, so good, if I do M-x embark I can see that is bound to C-. as 
    Luca> But when I press C-. I got ". is undefined".
    Luca> I'm using emacs thru ssh, if that matters, which I suspect is
    Luca> something that6 is going to handle C, even if C-x C-f (as an example)
    >> tty's canʼt produce 'C-.'

    Luca> Could you elaborate a little more about that? Rationale and/or
    Luca> possible fix if any?

There are limitations to the keys that can be produced when using a
tty (such as when youʼre logged in over ssh, or running 'emacs
-nw'). One of those is that certain Ctrl combinations simply won't
work: C-. is one of them.  There is no fix: itʼs an inherent
limitation of the tty technology.


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