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Old 07-13-2005, 03:55 AM   #1
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Emacs Trouble, Meta key not working


Hi,

I'm using,

Slackware 10.1
bash 3.0

When I'm editing a file in emacs the functions which requrie the Meta and shift keys to be pressed simultaneously are not working.

For example,

M-< (Move to beginning of buffer)
M-> (Move to end of buffer)
M-! (Execute shell command)

I tried both Alt and two consecutive escapes as meta key.

However, there is no problem when emacs runs under X.

Please help me!
 
Old 07-13-2005, 04:39 AM   #2
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maybe create a ~/.inputrc with the content :
Code:
set meta-flag on
set convert-meta off
set input-meta on
set output-meta on
 
Old 07-13-2005, 05:53 AM   #3
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Please explain

Can u please explain about this ".inputrc"??

Is it used by Emacs or is it used by Bash??
 
Old 07-13-2005, 07:09 AM   #4
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Note that I said 'maybe'
More infos :
http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/e...init-file.html
 
Old 07-13-2005, 10:38 PM   #5
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Sorry!!! Did not work

Sorry!!

I tried what you said, but that did not help.

The ~/.inputrc file had a strange effect on my console input. The DELETE key started inserting tilde(~) instead of deleting the succeding character. However, this was corrected after removing ~/.inputrc. However, there is not change in the behavior of meta under emacs.
 
Old 07-15-2005, 12:17 AM   #6
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Some one please help me out.

I'm having to define my own keys for the common actions.
 
Old 07-18-2005, 04:53 AM   #7
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Friends!!!

Can someone please provide a solution!!

I'm badly in need of it. Plz do not take this offensively. I'm just in urgent need.
 
  


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