The hyperspec keyboard shortcut started launching my email client instead of my browser?
pjb at informatimago.com
Sun Mar 22 17:21:29 UTC 2020
> On 22 Mar 2020, at 18:19, Jeffrey Cunningham <jeffrey at jkcunningham.com> wrote:
> On 3/22/20 9:01 AM, Pascal Bourguignon wrote:
>>> On 22 Mar 2020, at 16:01, Jeffrey Cunningham <jeffrey at jkcunningham.com <mailto:jeffrey at jkcunningham.com>> wrote:
>>> For years I've been using Slime's keyboard shortcut to bring up my browser on a local copy of the hyperspec using the standard Ctrl-c d h shortcut. Now its started launching a new email window in Thunderbird, my email client, instead.
>>> I'm running Ubuntu 18.04, Emacs 25.2.2, and Slime 2.24.
>>> Anyone run into this? Any idea how to fix it?
>> You need to identify what emacs package you loaded that overrides the C-c d h keybinding.
>> Note that slime-documentation-lookup is normally bound to C-c C-d h
>> So C-c d h must have been put there by yourself in your ~/.emacs
>> Try to do that at the end of your ~/.emacs, to get a chanc to override the key binding yourself.
>> __Pascal J. Bourguignon__
> Thanks for the reply. I didn't spell that key combination right. I meant C-c C-d h. I haven't changed the default documentation key bindings. Nor have I modified .emacs (~/.emacs.d/init.el for my system) in ages. There is no binding over-ride for C-c C-d h in it that I can see.
> I suppose that means some package I've been using took over that key combination in an automatic package update. So presumably I could restore it by manually re-assigning it at the end of the file? Something like
> (global-set-key (kbd "C-c C-d h" 'hyperspec)
> which doesn't work.
Because the package in question probably overrides it locally. Type C-h m in the buffer where you have the wrong binding to see what binding you have and where it comes from.
Also, C-h k C-c C-d h will tell you what command is bound. Find where this command is defined and what loads it.
__Pascal J. Bourguignon__
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