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What's the question? Your title says that some default key binding doesn't work - which one? Does <S-delete> or <S-insertchar> not work for you? Or is this a question about the Emacs UI (e.g. tooltips)? C-w and C-y should also work, by default. To get the tooltip to tell you that the keys are C-w and C-y instead of the others (which should also ...


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In most Lisp dialects, including Emacs Lisp, symbols have a value as a variable which is independent of their function definition. (funcall output-symbol …) refers to the variable-value of output-symbol, not to the function. You could refer to the function instead by passing the symbol itself to funcall: if you pass a symbol to funcall, it uses that symbol's ...


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You're missing a quote: (funcall 'output-symbol ?\_) If you want to call the symbol-function of the symbol output-symbol then you need to pass that symbol. To do that, quote it, so evaluating returns the symbol. But you don't need to do that. To call a function whose name you already have, just call it directly: (output-symbol ?\_). But that's no good, ...


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If you have a Windows keyboard, the Windows key is the super key.


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Taking you at your word, that you want to delete, and not kill, for the char and word cases, try this. (Killing is like "cut" - it not only deletes the text but puts it on the kill-ring, which means it's available for yanking ("pasting"). Just deleting does not make the deleted text available for yanking.) But if backward killing words is ...


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Run (general-auto-unbind-keys). From the readme (https://github.com/noctuid/general.el#automatic-key-unbinding): Automatic Key Unbinding To automatically prevent Key sequence starts with a non-prefix key errors without the need to explicitly unbind non-prefix keys, you can add (general-auto-unbind-keys) to your configuration file. This will advise define-...


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