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From: Bo Grimes <vcg3rd@fastmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [Resolved]Re: OT: M-S-$ Not Working
Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2021 14:18:30 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210206141830.3b0bf2f6@faramir.fios-router.home> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <rvmdvj$r03$1@ciao.gmane.io>

On Sat, 6 Feb 2021 22:52:17 +0700
Maxim Nikulin <manikulin@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 06/02/2021 00:38, Bo Grimes wrote:
> > 
> > I have no idea what 3rd level is, but before I ticked it I turned
> > off my number lock, and C-S-$ worked!  So I ticked it and it stopped
> > working.  So I unticked it and ticked Number keypad always enters
> > digits, which is, of course, why I use Num Lock to begin with.  
> 
> Definitely "xev" is your friend if your want to realize actual effect
> of such changes, along with "setxkbmap -query" (or "setxkbmap
> -print") and "xkbcomp -xkb :0 -".
> 
> 3rd level is intended to type some characters absent in regular
> layout using a special modifier key. Personally I use 2 keyboard
> layouts and compose key for some symbols that are not directly
> available, so I do not need 3rd level as well.
> 
> > With that ticked Emacs behaves as expected.  I have always used Num
> > Lock and never had that problems  
> 
> You could have a look into /usr/share/X11/xkb/rules/evdev.lst 
> /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/keypad /usr/share/X11/xkb/types/numpad
> files. If I do not mistake, $ is mapped for keypad with
> keypad:oss_wang option. Likely you could achieve what you want with
> custom Xkb configuration. I have not tried such tricks however. The
> most comprehensive guide on Xkb, I have seen, was in Russian. Its
> English variant is incomplete, the author's site is down. 
> https://web.archive.org/web/20121108145326/http://pascal.tsu.ru/en/xkb/
> 
> X Keyboard Extension Protocol and library specifications could be
> hard to read, XKB Configuration Guide hosted on x.org is too brief.
> 
> P.S. Have you checked that it is possible to swap Ctrl and Caps in 
> wayland session? If not it is likely worth filing a bug. It seems 
> wayland will be default soon. Some Xkb stuff is already broken in
> gnome (rather intentionally). My first experience with wayland was
> that it took enough time to realize why I could not authenticate. Gdm
> was using wayland by default and in password fields (hidden input!)
> shift does not allow several capital letters in a row.
> 
> 

Completely missed this.  Thanks!  I'm using Claws ATM because I'm still
setting up Mu4e, with which I will capture this into a org file for
later reference and notes.  I would love to be able to help file a bug
report, so I will *definitely* do this after I get my Emacs set-up fully
on this new OS!

Cheers,
Bo Grimes


  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-06 19:19 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-04 23:25 Bo Grimes
2021-02-05  3:20 ` Tim Cross
2021-02-05 14:34   ` Bo Grimes
2021-02-05 14:40 ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-02-05 17:38   ` [Resolved]Re: " Bo Grimes
2021-02-06 15:52     ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-02-06 19:18       ` Bo Grimes [this message]
2021-02-08 14:31       ` Robert Pluim
2021-02-06  6:13 ` Marcin Borkowski
2021-02-06  6:28   ` Tim Cross
2021-02-06 15:53     ` Bo Grimes
2021-02-06 16:14     ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-02-06 17:18       ` Tim Cross
2021-02-10 17:15         ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-02-10 18:42           ` Tim Cross

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