Problems with some keys for certain apps under Windows

Paul V. Allen allen "at" intersys.com
Tue, 08 Aug 2000 17:17:24 +0000


They definitely don't look like a command prompt. Their main windows have simple
tool bars.

James ''Wez'' Weatherall wrote:

> Do they run in a simple text window like a Command Prompt, or do they look
> more like Word or Excel, albeit with simpler interfaces?
>
> James "Wez" Weatherall
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul V. Allen" <allen "at" intersys.com>
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> Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2000 5:05 PM
> Subject: Re: Problems with some keys for certain apps under Windows
>
> > I'm not sure exactly what you mean by console apps vs. full Windows apps.
> I do
> > know that both of these are 'unix oriented apps' which observe the Windows
> UI
> > paradigm only to quite limited extent.
> >
> > James ''Wez'' Weatherall wrote:
> >
> > > > Problem applications:  Windows version of  Emacs
> > > >                                     KeaTerm
> > > >
> > > > For Emacs, it is only the <ctrl> <home> and <ctrl><end> keys that
> aren't
> > > > recognized when emacs is controlled by vnc.
> > > >
> > > > For KeaTerm (4.2), it is all the arrow keys. (We also have a
> proprietary
> > > > app that behaves the same as KeaTerm).
> > >
> > > Are either of these apps console apps, rather than full Windows apps?
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >
> > > James "Wez" Weatherall
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