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Re: copying and pasting in the terminal window?

mwoehlke wrote:
> Igor Peshansky wondered if Console is right for him?:
>> On Mon, 28 Aug 2006, Cary Jamison also discovered that Console
>> rocks!:
>>> mwoehlke extolled the greatness of Console, by Marko (*not* the
>>> CUI): I've just started playing with this, also...I like it!  I
>>> like tabs, too. And I like that my regular windows programs work as
>>> well, which is something that rxvt doesn't give me.
>> Ah, but does it understand all the ANSI sequences?  And do
>> Ctrl-Space and Ctrl-C work properly in it?
> Which ANSI sequences? In general, it does everything the CUI subsystem
> does (because it is using a CUI under the hood). Ctrl-C WFM if you
> mean sending SIGINT (and it seems to understand 'stty intr <blah>',
> after which <blah> sends SIGINT and ctrl-C dings at me). Ctrl-space
> however seems to be the same as regular space.
> Since I'm not an emacs person (I think that's what we're talking
> about?), I'm not missing anything here...

I usually use xemacs in a separate window, so these things don't bother me, 
either.  But, it does have issues with xemacs -nw.  One annoying thing is 
that even if you have the menu bar hidden, m-f, m-e, m-h, etc., still pop up 
the menus instead of getting sent to the app.  I guess I could see where 
that could be useful, but when you're wrapping a console window you can't 
assume you can have any keys for yourself, or you need a way to turn on and 
off if they get passed through.


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