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Re: why is the RIGHT ALT key ignored?

On Fri, 04 Feb 2011, Roger Leigh wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 04, 2011 at 06:52:09PM +0800, jidanni@jidanni.org wrote:
> > Why in emacs, iceweasel, etc. is RIGHT ALT ignored? LEFT ALT is
> > processed as ALT, but RIGHT ALT is treated like I didn't press it.
> Set as a compose key?
> Does 'RightAlt o c' give you '©', 'RightAlt ' a' give you 'á' etc.?

Or as AltGr (sort of a mode shift), as in RightAlt+r gives you ®.

You can configure it.  The easiest way is to use your desktop
environment to do it.  Otherwise, you have to read a lot on XKB and its
utilities, xmodmap, etc.

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