[slime-devel] Re: [Re: SLIME manual fixes]

Jeffrey Cunningham jeffrey at cunningham.net
Thu Jan 25 02:35:55 UTC 2007

On Wed Jan 24, 2007 at 02:56:45PM +0100, Attila Lendvai wrote:
> >> C-h is goto-last-change for me, but F1 does the same as C-h by default
> >> (at least when using emacs/xeamcs with X).
> >
> >On gnu emacs F1 tries to invoke the "process sentinel". I suppose I
> >could rebind that to C-h.
> for me F1 k F1 k returns a buffer with
> "<f1> k runs the command describe-key..."
> both on gnu emacs cvs and some older xemacs.
> >But wouldn't it be less confusing to have the default help keys
> >actually match the 'canonical keys' we use to describe them with? If
> >not, we should have (in the documentation) a description of what it
> >takes to make it so.
> oh, sorry for my confusing wording: i meant that i've remapped C-h to
> 'goto-last-change in my local emacs config (because i use that feature
> a lot and F1 is good replacement for C-h)

This whole thread has been very useful. After working for a day with
out C-h mapped to delete-char-left I put it back and remapped F1 to
'help-command. Now I the emacs gods should be happy once again. And I
have a good idea for an addition to the document. This weekend I'll
write it.


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