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emacs on terminal does not recognise option as alt-key on mac
I am on a mac and I am running emacs 24.4.1, but I have the same problem also with 22.1.1. When I open mac on a terminal on the remote host, it does not recognise option key (alt) like the meta key. I ...
How to bind C-i as different from TAB?
I want to make Control-i perform indent-region (basically since Xcode has built that muscle memory already). I realise that Control-i and tab are indistinguishable in the Ascii sense, but they are in ...
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 ...
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 ...
What does S mean in emacs keybinding notation (org-mode) [duplicate]
Looking at the keybindings here http://orgmode.org/guide/Structure-editing.html#Structure-editing, it asks us to use M-S-<RET> to add a TODO at the same level. What does the S here mean? I ...
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.
binding M-[ causes mouse focus to insert characters
I have bound M-[ to backward-paragraph. This causes a problem in terminal mode, whereby every time the mouse enters or leaves the frame (i.e., Emacs gains or loses focus), the characters I and O are ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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://...
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 ...
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 ...
Why doesn't "C-;" "C-,", or "C-." work in a terminal emulator? (OS X Terminal, Iterm2) [duplicate]
I have bound "C-;" to 'other-window in my config like so. (global-set-key (kbd "C-;") 'other-window) When I run emacs outside of a terminal, this keybinding works as I would expect. Inside Iterm2 ...