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From: Marcin Borkowski <mbork@mbork.pl>
To: Bo Grimes <vcg3rd@fastmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: OT: M-S-$ Not Working
Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 07:13:13 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <878s8167wm.fsf@mbork.pl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210204182518.70916d47@faramir.fios-router.home>

Hi Bo,

I know your problem is resolved now, but in case you don't know, check
also what `C-h c' does (and `C-h k' is also useful at times).  In
general, spending 20 minutes on looking through what `C-h C-h' says
might save you some trouble later;-).


On 2021-02-05, at 00:25, Bo Grimes <vcg3rd@fastmail.com> wrote:

> I beg your indulgence.  I am confident this isn't an Emacs problem, let
> alone an org problem, but my eyes hurt from searching for an answer,
> and this list, the only one I subscribe to, is populated with gurus.  I
> promise never to use it this way again.
> OS: PopOS 20.10, DE: GNOME 3.38.2 WM: Mutter 
> GNU Emacs 26.3 (build 2, x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.24.14)
> M-S-$ does not spellcheck word.  It will work from the menu bar, and it
> will work if I drop into a tty and run Emacs.  Emacs gives no
> response in the minibuffer in the GUI when I press M-S-$. M-x
> describe-key M-S-$ does nothing. C-h b C-s 'spell' reveals that indeed
> M-S-$ is bound to spellcheck word. And other M-S- keys work like M-S->
> just fine.
> There has to be some keybinding outside Emacs taking precedence. I have
> gone through dconf-editor until my eyes bleed. Done gsettings
> list-recursively  org.gnome.desktop.wm.keybindings | sort | more and
> gone line by line.  I have done dconf dump / > dconf.dump and read
> through them all, in addition to checking PopOS' keybindings in
> Settings. And trying a different keyboard.
> Nothing in Tweeks, dconf, or Settings uses M-S-$, but I disabled
> anything that uses Shift anyway (nothing uses $). No joy. I don't want
> to rebind it for this machine only, nor do I want to go through the
> hassle of installing a different DM/WM.
> StackExchange, et.al are full of problems with the the M key, but not
> one specific keychord only.
> Any ideas? I will accept rebukes.  I'm desperate.  TIA!
> Bo Grimes

Marcin Borkowski

  parent reply	other threads:[~2021-02-06  6:14 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
2021-02-08 14:31       ` Robert Pluim
2021-02-06  6:13 ` Marcin Borkowski [this message]
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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