[OT] Meta-Key was Re: [TxMt] Help - TextMate for beginner

Niels Kobschaetzki n.kobschaetzki at googlemail.com
Mon Apr 14 18:37:15 UTC 2008

On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 8:31 PM, Derek Belrose <derekb at realgeeky.com> wrote:
>  On Apr 14, 2008, at 2:19 PM, Niels Kobschaetzki wrote:
> >
> > Well, with no real meta-key quite hard ;)
> >
> > Niels *who wonders which the right meta-key in the cli outside of Xorg
> > is…right now he goes left control (on FreeBSD 7)*
> >
>  Well, in linux 'alt' is my meta key and esc is as well...but neither of
> those work in textmate.

in FreeBSD alt isn't a meta-key (in a TTY) and I can't remap it to
meta because changing TTYs isn't possible anymore. I mapped control to
caps and meta to control (you still need esc for…well esc ;) ) -- and
then there's meta on the win-key but that's awkwardly placed above


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