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April 15, 2004, 1:00 pm
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behavior that I only experience with putty:
--*-- The left "Alt" key works fine as the Meta key in emacs. The right
Alt key seems to have no effect.
--*-- The <enter> key on the qwerty keyboard works fine when completing
emacs commands. The <enter> key on the numeric keypad has no effect.
My fingers seem to be programmed to hit these keys -- whether my brain
wants them to or not. So it's driving me nuts to have these keystrokes
Anyone know how to work around this?
Thanks in advance,
Re: Using putty with emacs
That's because the right Alt key isn't actually Alt, it's AltGr.
PuTTY is British, and we don't have these keyboards with two Alt keys.
This might be fixed at some point in the future:
Both do the same thing for me on xemacs, but not on emacs. Since
emacs understands the keys as RET and kp-enter, I think you need to
fiddle with your emacs configuration to make the minibuffer understand
kp-enter as well as RET.
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