Alt Key Issue
garrett "at" bgb.cc
Wed Jul 17 19:32:01 2002
Nope, Shift-Alt-B doesn't seem to help at all. It does work in an emacs-nox
session, but Alt-B works there as well.
Just because I was vague in the original email, Alt-B was just an example.
All of the escape key bindings are broken.
Glenn Mabbutt wrote:
> Does SHIFT+Alt+B work?? VNC will sometimes (always??) not send ctrl, alt
> sequences, unless used in combination with SHIFT.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Don Garrett [mailto:garrett "at" bgb.cc]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 12:01 PM
> To: vnc-list "at" realvnc.com
> Subject: Alt Key Issue
> I don't understand why I'm having this problem, but maybe someone else
> I'm running a RedHat 7.2 machine with the RPM vnc-server-3.3.3r2-18.4
> Redhat installed. I'm using the standard windows client version 3.3.3 R3 on
> Windows XP.
> When I run emacs on the linux machine, the Alt key doesn't work for
> sequences. Alt-b is ignored. Explicitly hitting escape b jumps back a word
> (just as expected).
> My bash shells work just fine, and understand the alt key for their emacs
> like editing, and emacs-nox works just fine. Running emacs on the work
> and displaying it on an X server on my laptop also works just fine.
> I can't for the life of me figure out why this is happening. Obviously,
> interminals are smart enough to handle something that emacs isn't, but
> what? And how can I fix it for emacs?
> Thanks in advance for any help!
Don Garrett http://www.bgb.cc/garrett/
BGB Consulting garrett "at" bgb.cc