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Re: M5.0 keyboard shortcuts with linux

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  • Subject: [mg43536] Re: [mg43228] M5.0 keyboard shortcuts with linux
  • From: Omega Consulting <info at>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2003 03:42:00 -0400 (EDT)
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There's a file that controls the key codes:


Be careful if you edit it. If there's a syntax error the front end may 
crash during startup.

At 09:25 PM 8/20/2003, Olaf Rogalsky wrote:
>aarg, with Mathematica 5 Wolfram has changed from emacs keyboard
>shortcuts to winsucks shortcuts. Unfortunately, the emacs keysequences are
>hardwired to my brain, and there is no easy way to rewire them. Is there
>a way to bind ones own shortcuts to basic editing functions (like
>C-a startofline,  C-e endofline, C-k killtoendofline, C-w kill, C-y yank
>....), for example with appropriate X resources. I don't want the whole
>emacs functionality, only basic features, pleeeeease :-).
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