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Re: Alt as Meta Key in Emacs21 and XFree

On 08-Apr-2002 Holger Rauch wrote:
> Hi!
> I noticed that in Debian Woody the Alt key does not work as Meta key when
> using Emacs 21 under X (XFree What do I have to put in my .emacs
> file to get it to work? (I was looking at the FAQ using Help->Emacs FAQ,
> but found nothing there.) Searching with google revealed:
> (define-key function-key-map [f11] [?\e])
> which I changed to "[alt]". Unfortunately, this didn't help. Any other
> ideas?

on US keyboards the "windows" keys is meta and alt is alt.  Do not know if this
is true on German keyboards as well.

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