[ESS] function syntax help

Stephen Eglen S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk
Thu Oct 11 14:25:37 CEST 2007

hi martin,

 >  Unfortunately, I think [F1] is not something an Emacs mode like
 >  ESS is ``allowed'' to just redefine locally.
 >  Or is it, Stephen?   

Here is what emacs.info has to say on the matter:

   As a user, you can redefine any key; but it is usually best to stick
to key sequences that consist of `C-c' followed by a letter (upper or
lower case).  These keys are "reserved for users," so they won't
conflict with any properly designed Emacs extension.  The function keys
<F5> through <F9> are also reserved for users.  If you redefine some
other key, your definition may be overridden by certain extensions or
major modes which redefine the same key.

for years I had f1 bound to M-x vm, but don't use that now.  Is F1
normally bound to something by Emacs?  


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