[ESS] function syntax help
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Thu Oct 11 14:35:31 CEST 2007
>>>>> "StEgl" == Stephen Eglen <S.J.Eglen at damtp.cam.ac.uk>
>>>>> on Thu, 11 Oct 2007 13:25:37 +0100 writes:
StEgl> hi martin,
>> Unfortunately, I think [F1] is not something an Emacs mode like
>> ESS is ``allowed'' to just redefine locally.
>> Or is it, Stephen?
StEgl> Here is what emacs.info has to say on the matter:
StEgl> As a user, you can redefine any key; but it is usually best to stick
StEgl> to key sequences that consist of `C-c' followed by a letter (upper or
StEgl> lower case). These keys are "reserved for users," so they won't
StEgl> conflict with any properly designed Emacs extension. The function keys
StEgl> <F5> through <F9> are also reserved for users. If you redefine some
StEgl> other key, your definition may be overridden by certain extensions or
StEgl> major modes which redefine the same key.
StEgl> for years I had f1 bound to M-x vm, but don't use that now. Is F1
StEgl> normally bound to something by Emacs?
Yes. 'emacs -Q' and C-h b
shows that it's bound to 'help-command' which itself is a *prefix*
and many <f1>-<foobar> things are then bound.
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