control key stops working
Thu Nov 18 15:30:00 GMT 2010
On 11/18/2010 10:16 AM, Jay Foad wrote:
> I'm using emacs in console mode in Cygwin 1.7 on Windows 7 Ultimate.
> Every so often I do something, or something happens, that stop my
> Control key from working the way I expect. Even if I exit emacs, the
> Control key is still behaving strangely at my bash prompt. The only
> way I've found to fix it is to close the Cygwin window and start a new
What do you mean by "console mode"? Do you mean you're working in the
Cygwin console? If so, are you following the suggestions made in
/usr/share/doc/Cygwin/emacs.README? Have you tried starting emacs with
'emacs -Q' to rule out problems with your initialization files?
Finally, please follow the problem-reporting guidelines at
> Normal behaviour: Ctrl-A goes to start of line, Ctrl-E goes to end of line, etc.
> Weird behaviour: Ctrl-A, Ctrl-B, Ctrl-D, Ctrl-E and loads of others
> just print a single question-mark. Ctrl-C seems to work normally. Some
> other Ctrl-letter combinations print other funny characters.
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