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The C-x C-j binding for dired-jump stopped working

I used to have a keyboard shortcut for the following action: "Open the folder containing this file in Dired+, and place point (cursor) on the file" I believe it was C-x C-j, and I don't recall ...
Amelio Vazquez-Reina's user avatar
10 votes
1 answer

Simulating mouse operations with keyboard

Is there a way, via some command that can be invoked by the keyboard, of making Emacs think that I clicked at a particular point (so that it does whatever it would have done if I clicked there, e.g. ...
ShreevatsaR's user avatar
5 votes
2 answers

Detect when a key is rebound to another command

First, some context: I am in the process of debugging a strange interaction between smartparens and Org Speed Keys: After editing an .org file for a while, specific speed keys for navigating the ...
itsjeyd's user avatar
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evil mode with ggtags

I want to use evil mode with ggtags but evil mode keeps taking some of the bindings such as M-.. I'm new to emacs and I'm interested in learning what's going on. At first I tried explicitly setting ...
Jorge Israel Peña's user avatar
5 votes
1 answer

Why does C-c C-x look like an empty keymap?

I'm trying to find which map C-c C-x is bound to on my system, but C-c C-x C-h reveals nothing. (describe-key (kbd "C-c C-x")) reports that the sequence is unbound, yet I can still type C-c C-x and ...
Sean Allred's user avatar
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3 votes
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Binding <ESC> <ESC> to have <ESC> <ESC> <ESC> functionality

I'm not a fan of hitting escape 3 times so I am trying to have the same functionality with two key presses. I have tried the following: (define-key key-translation-map (kbd "<ESC> <ESC>")...
sp00kyb00g13's user avatar
4 votes
2 answers

How to use describe-key in Helm results buffer?

While in the results buffer of helm-projectile-grep, I know I can use C-<up> and C-<down> to visit the files with the matches, but I would like to rebind those keys. Normally I would use ...
agentofuser's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer

spacemacs: how to unset the keybinding of undo with 'u'

I don't want to have key 'u' bound to undo-tree-undo, as it's too conveniently dangerous to confuse with u for universal argument prefix. I tried (global-unset-key "u") But it didn't have any ...
Yu Shen's user avatar
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3 votes
1 answer

html-mode and custom backspace keybinding

I changed the C-h key binding to be used as backspace. (define-key key-translation-map (kbd "C-h") (kbd "< DEL >")) Now, this works flawlessy pretty much everywhere except in html-mode. When I'...
allikotsa's user avatar
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1 vote
1 answer

Remove key binding from `ess-extra-map`

Related: How can I find out in which keymap a key is bound? There is a default key binding in ESS ...
r2evans's user avatar
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1 vote
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What determines key bindings in the Magit commit window?

I'm a happy Magit user, and at commit time, I am accustomed to editing a commit message and then finishing the edit with C-c C-c. But sometimes that key sequence winds up bound to the compile ...
Norman Ramsey's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers

Dead keys not working in Emacs-Lisp mode *only*

I've been having a really annoying bug when editing elisp files recently: dead keys do not work, but only when I am in Emacs-Lisp mode. If I type a key that is configured as a dead key (say, '), I get ...
Arthur Azevedo De Amorim's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer

How to disable skeleton-pair-insert-maybe?

I recently got a new Chromebook and installed Ubuntu via crouton. I then installed Emacs 23 and transferred my .emacs file to the new machine. However, a few of my key rebindings have been ...
Zach's user avatar
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1 vote
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Force keymap to ignore (kbd <tab>) and [tab] even though TAB is defined

I found that when I press the tab key, the command I have bound to C-i gets run (somewhat unsurprisingly). I would like to keep this command bound to C-i but run a different one when pressing the tab ...
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