[TxMt] Re: TM2 with dead keys

mwean matthew.wean at gmail.com
Sun Mar 25 03:06:22 UTC 2012

I'm interested in using multi-stroke key bindings. I understand I can them up
in the bindings dictionary, but I'd love to be able to map bundle items to
multi-stroke shortcuts. Is that possible? If not, I'd love to see that
feature added.

Allan Odgaard-4 wrote:
> On 08/03/2012, at 05.13, Garrett Lancaster wrote:
>> It seems that when using dead keys in TM2, the initial keypress of the
>> dead key is interpreted as input.  This creates a problem for functions
>> like wrapping selected text (with parens or braces) because rather than
>> wrapping the text with the appropriate character it replaces the
>> selection with the dead key character.
>> An example: I use the semicolon followed by j for inserting a left paren. 
>> If I make a selection and do this, it replaces the selection with the
>> semicolon.
> Normally a dead-key adds a diacritics and the following key (letter) will
> be composed on-top of that diacritics mark.
> Your use of dead keys seems more like multi-stroke key bindings. How did
> you set this up? How do you type a single semi-colon?
> If you do setup e.g. semi-colon + J to insert a left-parent (via
> multi-stroke key bindings) TextMate should wrap the selection.
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