Re: Keybinding and modifiers

Geoff Burling (llywrch@agora.rdrop.com)
Mon, 4 Feb 2002 18:48:49 -0800 (PST)


On Sat, 2 Feb 2002, Andrew Ferguson wrote:

>
> On Thu, 31 Jan 2002 05:30:41 Christof wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 02:48:38AM +0100, Andre Canis wrote:
> > > Is it possible to use other modifiers than Control, Shift or Meta for
> > > key (or mouse) bindings? I'd like to use the "Windows" keys as
> > > modifiers, e.g. as "Hyper" or "Super".
> >
> > Eh, i'd like it too. And to have possibilty to map mouse buttons by
> > keyboard keys, for example Control + Enter as the left mouse button.
>
> I believe that is impossible due to an X server limitation (hence, no window
> manager could do it). But I could be wrong.
>
Isn't what you're looking for covered more-or-less with the application
xmodmap, which is included with every distribution of X?

Jamie Zawinski wrote a graphical interface for xmodmap, which is
available on his website (http://www.jwz.org/xkeycaps).

Geoff

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