Re: emacs and screen
On 4 August 2000 at 10:28, "Noah L. Meyerhans" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> Does anybody know if it's possible to make screen get along better with
> emacs? They have a whole lot of overlapping keyboard commands, and I'd
> like it if screen didn't grab all my C-a's and stuff. I've read the
> screen FAQ and man page, but it didn't really address it. Does anybody
> have a .screenrc which remaps screen commands to commands that don't
> conflict with emacs? Remapping emacs keys would be bad as at this point
> they're pretty much hardcoded into my brain.
The solution I use is to put "escape ^ww" in my screenrc. That makes
screen use C-w as the command character instead of C-a. You can use
C-w w to get a literal ^W.
Christopher Tessone Computer Programmer
Illinois Mathematics & Science Academy Learning-at-a-Distance Program
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