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Emacs LISP keyboard bindings with OSX and iMac keyboard?

Does anyone know how to change Mac OSX keybindings quickly for use with Emacs? I'm hoping to redefine at least the following keys: iMac KB Key -> Keycode on MacOSX CAPS LOCK -> ...
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Using 122 key keyboards with Emacs [closed]

Does using a 122-key keyboard make it easier to use Emacs, in relation to having more keys to bind commands to? I am thinking of the various models on offer from Unicomp specifically.
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fcitx support for atlernative keyboard

I have fcitx installed on a Linux environment. According the to fcitx-diagnose it is correctly installed. I am using the us-alt-intl keyboard to access diacritics in other language as a default ...
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Sometimes Emacs gets stuck with non-working capslock key

I'm using Emacs 26.1 on Windows 10. Sometimes, the capslock key stops working: The key is activated but typing letters does not result in capital letters being inserted into a buffer. It works with ...
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Problems using ^ in calc

I'm using calc on OSX and on a spanish keyboard, and I see some problems in using ^, but this is the most annoying: when I type this example from de calc tutorial 1: 2 2: 2 1: 8 ...
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How to open Emacs (Terminal) using key combinations?

On Ubuntu, to open the Terminal, we press Ctrl + Alt + t. Do there exist key combinations to open Emacs Terminal (without GUI)?
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ispell word M-$ goes into screen capture mode on MacOS

I am on Mac OS X El Capitan. Here is my version info. GNU Emacs 25.3.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin15.6.0, NS appkit-1404.47 Version 10.11.6 (Build 15G31)) of 2017-12-03 Problem: Like most Emacs users on ...
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How to “swap” only the numerical row of a keyboard inside Emacs?

My question is: when I am editing (La)TeX code, regularly I need to type the famous dollar signs in order to put mathematical code ($x^2+y^2=z^2$), a very frequent thing indeed. Therefore, I would ...
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Meta-based navigation + shift-selection

Say I have beginning-of-line bound to M-a. At least for me, holding shift gives: M-S-a translates to M-A translates to M-a and emacs doesn't do any shift selection. It's the same when binding keys -- ...
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any 'binding-change-hook'?

Is there any hook that runs every time a keyboard binding is created/added? Here's my problem: I use dvorak and also another layout(some exotic utf8 script) both at system level. And I've got used ...
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How can I check if a user has pressed a button while a function is running?

I have a function that automatically runs after the user does some action. However, the function takes a long time to complete. This means Emacs becomes unresponsive for a short time after every input....