[R-SIG-Mac] key bindings for clearing line

Carl Witthoft carl at witthoft.com
Mon Jun 16 23:11:54 CEST 2008

> On Jun 13, 2008, at 11:24 PM, Vadim Patsalo wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> I was hoping to make the following feature request: I've noticed  
>> that R.app uses the standard Ctrl-a and Ctrl-e to jump to the  
>> beginning and the end of the line on the console and in the editor.  
>> However, I have not found a way to clear the current line (akin to  
>> Ctrl-c, Ctrl-u, Ctrl-k in the shell of your choice). Would it be  
>> possible for the two to be added as key combinations? Is there a  
>> quick way to clear the current line that I am missing?
> Unless I am mistaken this is simply a consequence of that fact that OS  
> X has semi-Emacs like keybindings in most text fields (well Cocoa text  
> fields). The same holds true for Terminal, Safari and other  
> applications. I say semi because only some keybindings are supported,  
> but it is relatively easy to add more keybindings. Do a google search  
> for something like Emacs like keybindings in Cocoa.
> The relevant files are called something like StandardKeyBinding.dict

Great :-(   : I took a look at SKB.dict.  It's full of keys like "~$"
( that's tilde - dollar sign - funny box with an x-ish thing in it).
Anyone want to take a flyer at what keys those represent?

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