Re: ALT key in X for Emacs
Mark Phillips <email@example.com> wrote:
> The ALT key works under emacs when in console mode. But it doesn't work
> under X. Is there any reason for this? How can I fix it?
> Perhaps I need to use xmodmap? I heard something about a userfriendly
> version of this. Does anyone know what it's called?
Paul Seelig already mentioned xkeycaps. Perhaps this is what you were
looking for, but if your problem is that Meta-Mouse buttons (used for
secondary selection -- a very important emacs feature allowing
selection of text without moving point) no longer work, it may be due
to this insidious line which crept into bo's
Mouse 0 W M move-and-raise-or-raiselower
I override it with these lines in my ~/.fvwm2/post.hook:
# Allow Meta-mouse events to pass on to the clients. This is
# especially important for emacs with secondary selection.
Mouse 0 W M -
I have been meaning to check and see if a bug report has been filed on
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