Re: Emacs C-v breaks under RedHat 5.2 AS

Andrew Sullivan (asullivan@sprint.ca)
Sun, 11 Apr 1999 18:06:41 -0500 (EST)


That's right.  This one's actually in the (badly dated) FAQ.  It's an
issue with feel files.  Try feel.ICCCM.

Andrew Sullivan | asullivan@sprint.ca (better)| ajsulliv@mcmaster.ca (worse)
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On Sun, 11 Apr 1999, Alexy Khrabrov wrote:

> 
> Greetings --
> 
> I installed Red Hat Linux 5.2, which comes with
> AfterStep.  You can switch to it when you want to
> quit fvwm, for example.
> 
> Everything looks and feels just great, except a
> strange quirk occurs in Emacs.  C-v, universally
> used for PgDn, stops working.  (Since it's a PC,
> the separate PgDn key still can be used.)  It's
> very annoying if you usually work on Unix without
> PgDn and/or just got used to C-v/M-v for page
> scrolling in Emacs.
> 
> I'm pretty sure the problem is caused by some AS
> config since C-v works under other window
> managers, e.g. lesstif, when you switch back into
> one of them from the Quit point in the root AS
> menu.
> 
> Question: looks like either global or
> Emacs-specific behavior of C-v is altered
> somewhere in AS config.  Where can it be?  Also,
> since it's RH 5.2 issue, and RH 5.2 is the most
> widely used Linux distribution, and Emacs is the
> most widespread Unix editor/IDE, I'd like to
> forward any and all solutions to Red Hat.
> 
> Cheers and regards,
> Alexy V. Khrabrov -- braver@pobox.com -- www.suffix.com
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