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In general c-ret etc are not defined at the linux console or in
vtxx terminals.  See the tvr/directory in emacspeak svn for
keymap files you can install that will give you those and many
more keys.
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On 10/22/13, Haden Pike <haden.pike@gmail.com> wrote:
> Now that you say that, I remember running into an issue about C-<RET>
> not being recognized in the terminal.
> Haden
>
> On 10/21/2013 5:01 PM, Tim Cross wrote:
>> Some of the more common issues you can get running in a terminal relate to
>> key translation and interpretation, especially some of the modifier keys
>> and some combinations, such as shift+meta etc.
>>
>> Depending on the terminal being used, there can also be issues with
>> function keys, delete and backspace, pgup/pgdown etc. You can also
>> sometimes run into issues when connecting over ssh etc to remote systems.
>>
>> Most of these issues can be resolved through tweaking of the terminal
>> settings or through using different terminals, for example, using iTerm2
>> rather than the standard Mac terminal. However, if you look at some of the
>> questions often asked regarding emacs and running in the terminal,
>> especially under OS X, these are common issues which often cause users
>> some problems. There are also occasional issues which come up specific to
>> emacs running in the terminal (see Raman's post regarding the info mode
>> and using emacsclient -t), these are less common. However, as the majority
>> of people seem to run emacs under GUI mode, the terminal version is likely
>> less well tested, so issues will come up a little more frequently.
>>
>> Tim
>>
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>> Tim Cross
>> IT Security Manager, Information Technology
>> University of New England
>> Armidale N.Sl.W. 2350
>>
>> Email: tcross@une.edu.au
>> Phone: +61 2 6773 3210
>> Mobile: +61 428 212 217
>>
>> On 22/10/2013, at 3:38 AM, Haden Pike <haden.pike@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I'm curious what key issues you're thinking about.
>>>
>>> The running with GUI support was a general question not specific to OS X,
>>> so if others would like to chime in...
>>> Haden
>>>
>>> On 10/13/2013 5:02 PM, Tim Cross wrote:
>>>> I'm using the GUI version under OS X. Installed via hombrew and it works
>>>> fine. I use the full screen support of current version (24.3). You just
>>>> need to include the --cocoa with to the install command. I then added
>>>> the emacs.app to the dock.
>>>>
>>>> The extent to which it has any benefit will depend to some extent on
>>>> what level of sight you have (if any). Since my eye operation a couple
>>>> of years ago, I've been lucky enough to get some sight back, so the GUI
>>>> mode does have some advantages and you avoid some of the key issues you
>>>> can get running in a terminal. However, previously, when I had no sight,
>>>> I probably would not have bothered and just run in the terminal.
>>>>
>>>> One advantage I do find with the GUI mode is that you can just leave
>>>> voice over running. When you switch to the screen running emacs, you may
>>>> need to hit control to stop voice over speaking the initial screen (call
>>>> this global voice over). From then, it just speaks using the emacspeak
>>>> voice over. I've found this tends to make voice over a bit more stable
>>>> than turning it on and off as you move in and out of emacspeak to other
>>>> apps etc.
>>>>
>>>> Tim
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Tim Cross
>>>> IT Security Manager, Information Technology
>>>> University of New England
>>>> Armidale N.Sl.W. 2350
>>>>
>>>> Email: tcross@une.edu.au
>>>> Phone: +61 2 6773 3210
>>>> Mobile: +61 428 212 217
>>>>
>>>> On 14/10/2013, at 2:42 AM, Haden Pike <haden.pike@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>
>>>>> When I first installed Emacs on my OS X machine, it had no GUI support
>>>>> (the default when doing brew install emacs).  As OS X 10.9 is due to be
>>>>> released shortly, I'll be re-installing Emacs.  Which version do folks
>>>>> on this list prefer?  Do either of these offer advantages?
>>>>> Haden
>>>>>
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