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Unable to remap key bindings involving meta under iTerm2

I'm using iTerm2, and I would like to remap some of the meta keys. In my .emacs I have (global-set-key (kbd "M-g") 'goto-line) And in my iTerm2 settings I have both "option" keys set to send +Esc. I ...
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C-S-Backspace not working [duplicate]

When using emacs, C-S-Backspace seems to only delete one char and not the whole line. After reading Here I see the text: "C-S-backspace (kill-whole-line) kills a whole line including its newline,...
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Return key when Emacs running inside a terminal [duplicate]

I have re-assigned the RETURN key to exit the insert state in Evil mode. (define-key evil-insert-state-map [return] 'evil-normal-state) But this does't work with emacs -nw in terminal. Any way to ...
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Ubuntu Emacs Meta Key problem related to keys

I'm using emacs 24.5.1 on ubuntu 16.04 on a Vaio x64 pc. earlier I ran the emacs tutorial and got through it completely no problem. Then I started playing with the "replace-string" command and now my ...
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single escape to quit helm in terminal

This blog post on migrating from vim to evil-mode in emacs gives code to make a single ESC quit/cancel helm instead of 3. It worked on Emacs.app (OS X) but doesn't work from Terminal.app (both emacs ...
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Define key chords for windmove

I'm following info found on this link, but cannot get the desired custom key bindings to work for windmove. Basically, I put the following in my .emacs file: (global-set-key (kbd "C-M-<left>") ...
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C-c C-, not working in SSH terminal but it is bound

The function org-insert-structure-template is bound to C-c C-,. I can confirm that when search that function via M-x and seeing the shortcut behind the function name. But I use Emacs (from Debian 11) ...
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Xmodmap modifier used for meta

I would like to set my Alt_L to trigger a meta key in emacs. I've tried using xmodmap to set Alt_L as Mod1, Mod2, Mod3. But in emacs, when i try to type Alt_L + x (expecting M-x) it only prints "...
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How do I type … in the TUI?

When I call describe-key and enter … (Alt Gr + .), it says M-b runs the command backward-word […] and async-shell-command (bound to M-&) is called. I'm on Linux with Xorg, the terminal emulator is ...
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setting C-, and C-. key bindings

I am unable to set the C-, and C-. key bindings! I tried adding the following, (global-set-key (kbd "C-,") 'forward-char) (global-set-key (kbd "C-.") 'forward-char) In various ...
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Meta+Shift-Return in iTerm2 on Mac not working [duplicate]

Have you met the case that Emacs in iterm2 on Mac does not recognize M-S-RET (Meta(Option)+Shift+ Return key)? I guess it's related to the modifier key conversions in terminals. M-S-RET is used in ...
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C-M-% not works in MacOS terminal

I'm fresh to emacs and following manual to practice Query-Replace operation. But I find it not work at all. Type C-h l where it shows ESC 5 seems my OS swallow some key input or emacs parse input ...
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C-C C-SPC not working in RHEL 6.7 GNOME 2.28.2 [duplicate]

The key C-SPC is not working in RHEL 6.7 GNOME 2.28.2. When I try C-h k and then hit C-SPC I see the following message on the mini-buffer: C-@ is undefined That is, SPC is mistaken for @.
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Paredit slurp hotkey doesnt work [duplicate]

I'm having a real hard time getting the paredit slurp key to work. I know it is bound to C-), and by describing the paredit-slurp-forward-sexp it confirms that. When I fire up M-x describe-key and ...
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C-S-n and C-= not working in emacs if running within terminal [duplicate]

I am running emacs inside tmux within iterm2 on OSX. For some reason these key bindings do not work properly C-S-n C-= C-+ C-; And some others too that are similar. All of these work when running ...
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