Re: [code] [textadept] Split Views in the Terminal Version!

From: Robert Gieseke <rob.g.att.web.de>
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2014 10:12:49 +0100

Hi Mitchell,

Am 18/02/14 14:54, schrieb Mitchell:
>> I had problems with the prefix on both OS X and Linux but switching to
>> meta-v ('mv') worked. Are two simultanous modifier keys known to be
>> problematic in some terminal emulators?
>
> The usual disclaimer is that some terminal emulators do not recognize
> some key bindings properly. My question would be is it just that
> particular key? The terminal version uses lots of double-modifier key
> bindings (e.g. M-^N for new buffers). In my experience at least on
> Linux, those modifier keys are fine.

Others like M-^N work on both Linux and OS X for me, I considered
setting Ctrl-Meta-W for close split view

> The problem with M-V is that it may be used as the mnemonic for
> accessing the "View" menu in a GUI terminal emulator. M-S-* and its
> variants are typically associated with a selection operation, so M-S-V
> does not seem appropriate.

That's just the first that seemed easy to set via copy-and-paste for
testing, but I don't know a good choice either. The default Linux view
short cuts would have conflicts as well.

Cheers,
Robert

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Received on Sun 23 Feb 2014 - 04:12:49 EST

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