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From: Susan Cragin <susancragin@earthlink.net>
To: Emacs-orgmode list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Some desktop managers co-opt C-M-right and C-M-left
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 08:03:11 -0400 (GMT-04:00)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <29001862.1397995392187.JavaMail.root@elwamui-hound.atl.sa.earthlink.net> (raw)

Thanks, Thorsten, for the <> hint. 

(global-set-key (kbd "C-s-<right>") 'org-demote-subtree)
(global-set-key (kbd "C-s-<left>") 'org-promote-subtree)
(global-set-key (kbd "C-s-<up>") 'org-move-subtree-up)
(global-set-key (kbd "C-s-<down>") 'org-move-subtree-down)

-----Original Message-----
>From: Thorsten Jolitz <tjolitz@gmail.com>
>Sent: Apr 20, 2014 7:56 AM
>To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
>Subject: Re: [O] Some desktop managers co-opt C-M-right and C-M-left
>Susan Cragin <susancragin@earthlink.net> writes:
>> Aggghhh.
>> I changed to the Enlightenment desktop manager, changed my underlying
>> distro to Lubuntu (LXDE)
>> Both desktop managers co-opt the C-M-right and -left keys to change
>> desktops. (They also co-opt C-S-right.) Ditto -up and -down.
>> I have tried the following: 
>> (global-set-key (kbd "C-S-right") 'org-demote-subtree)
>> (global-set-key (kbd "C-S-left") 'org-promote-subtree)
>> error: C-S- must prefix a single character, not right
>> Have also tried C-M-right, with similar results. 
>> Does anyone have an idea? I have two problems. On-line documentation
>> has told me that I can spell out the word "right" to mean
>> "right-arrow," but clearly that is wrong, and there is one letter that
>> does this. ???
>maybe "C-S-<right>"?
>> My second problem is this: will a command set in .emacs over-ride a
>> command set by my desktop? 
>I don't think so, the command will probably never reach Emacs because
>its used by the WM
>> If it does not, should I try the following, and use the Windows /
>> super key?
>You could also try to change the WM (or OS) keybindings and free those
>key combinations you want for Emacs. Its an ongoing struggle, I had and
>have these problems/conflict too, its even worse on the console where
>some keyboard keys are just dead by default. 

             reply	other threads:[~2014-04-20 12:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-04-20 12:03 Susan Cragin [this message]
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2014-04-20 11:58 Some desktop managers co-opt C-M-right and C-M-left Susan Cragin
2014-04-20 11:45 Susan Cragin
2014-04-20 11:56 ` Thorsten Jolitz

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