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Re: ALT/meta problems
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- From: Meino Christian Cramer <Meino.Cramer@xxxxxx>
- To: pws@xxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: ALT/meta problems
- Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 18:45:14 +0200 (CEST)
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- In-reply-to: <20060817170958.fb3ea896.pws@xxxxxxx>
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From: Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: ALT/meta problems
Date: Thu, 17 Aug 2006 17:09:58 +0100
Hi Peter !
> Meino Christian Cramer <Meino.Cramer@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > Or I start mrxvt as 'mrxvt -m8' instructing mrxvt to generate single
> > byte keyvalue for the meta-keys as exspected by vim. Then keymappings
> > in vim of the kind described above do work...but I will loose (for
> > example) the very handy feature of zsh: pressing ALT-. to get the last
> > argument of the previous command. Zsh exspects <ESC>-<keys> sequences
> > for the Meta-keys.
> "bindkey -m" binds the default keys in the other way. Note it doesn't have
> a future effect, i.e. anything you define yourself must be defined with
> bindkey "\M-..." if you want that effect. Unlike Emacs they're not tied
> together, so you need to do bindkey "\e..." as well if you want the
> escape version to work. (Hence you don't *need* "bindkey -m" to use
> the Meta key if you only want to bind specific sequences of your own.)
> With 4.3.2 use "bindkey -m 2>/dev/null"; bindkey -m gives a warning when
> multibyte mode is enabled since it will mess up multibyte input. However,
> if you don't care you can suppress the warning.
> There's a supposedly de-obfuscatory sidebar called "THE META KEY" in "From
> Bash to Z Shell" on page 78.
> Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx> Software Engineer
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Thanks a lot for your help ! It works and vim and zsh are friends
Have a nice evening!
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