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How to use a Mac's Command key as a Control key?

I'm new to Emacs, and am using a Mac. I want the Mac command key to act as a control key for Emacs. How do I do that? I tried (setq mac-command-modifier 'control). Besides, how do I find key ...
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Shift+Up isn't recognized by Emacs in a terminal

Very often I use Shift+Up/Down to select a region in Emacs. It works fine in GUI mode, but when emacs is invoked with -nw option I can select lines only with Shift+Down. The Shift+Up doesn't work, I ...
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Use the command key in Terminal on OSX?

Is there a way to use the Apple command key in Emacs in the terminal? It would be nice to expand the set of easy to get at key bindings I can use.
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What linux terminal app is compatible with emacs keybindings?

I am using terminal Emacs (emacs -nw). Gnome terminal doesn't behave well with it (key bindings break), and KDE's Konsole is even worse. Surprisingly, when I ssh from a windows machine the behavior is ...
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Keycode for `Shift + Return` on OS X iterm2

I'm currently trying to learn org-mode in OS X. And I found there's a keymap M-S-RET. But S-RET is not recognized in the iTerm2. It seems like terminal interpret S-RET and RET as same. iTerm2 can ...
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Emacs inside Tmux problem

This might have an obvious answer but I've been trying to fix this issue with no luck. (I'm new to Emacs) Whenever I start Emacs within a Tmux pane, it ignores some of my .emacs settings. These are ...
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Custom C-M-; key binding

I have a custom comment-dwim-line command that I want to bind to the key combination C-M-; (in other words, control, meta and ; buttons pressed simultaneously). The built-in comment-dwim command is ...
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OS X Terminal.app C-M-commands

So, in Mac OSX, I'm trying to switch to using Emacs in Terminal.app, but things like C-M-SPC and C-M-% don't work. After a bit of googling I came across this (mostly) unanswered question https://...
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How to make emacs recognise C + SHIFT combinations in terminal mode?

Emacs cannot currently pick up C-SHIFT sequences in terminal mode. For example, C-) and C-( are instead just read as 0 and 9 respectively. I'm aware that using GUI mode is one way around this, but I ...
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how to map <C-M-left>, <C-M-right> etc to the correct hex codes in iterm2

I'm looking to configure iterm2 to output the correct hexcodes that correspond to in emacs. There's a whole bunch of mappings predefined but it's very cryptic. I'm a little bit lost as to how these ...
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Fixing keybindings of Emacs inside Putty on Windows

I have regularly tried, over the years, to run emacs through putty to get rid of the need to install a local X server. I remember the putty+emacs combination being abysmal in the past; and right now ...
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How to bind CTRL-<home> and CTRL-<end> to beginning/end-of-buffer in Emacs?

Using PuTTY to connect to Linux from Windows and running Emacs: How do I bind CTRL-<home> and CTRL-<end> to beginning-of-buffer and end-of-buffer respectively? I've been searching the web ...
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Making command act as super in iTerm2

I've bound cmd-P in emacs to some function. It is working in emacs when I start the cocoa version but I can't make it work in console mode when running in iterm. I made iTerm2 ignore the keystroke ...
Rafa de Castro's user avatar
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Map a key to act like a combination of modifiers

I've got a keyboard, where pressing M-C-S is uncomfortable (Meta and control are under the thumbs and Shift is on the far end of the keyboard). However, PageUp, PageDown, Home and End are in a very ...
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How to remap shift-arrow in term-mode?

Is there a way to map Shift-left or other arrow keys to custom functions in term-char-mode? I tried, but without luck: (define-key term-mode-map [s-left] 'sandric/term-switch-line-mode) Entering ...
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