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Re: Alt-o in xterm

Subject: Re: Alt-o in xterm
From: Russell Shaw
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2009 11:55:06 +1100
Thomas Dickey wrote:
On Mon, 12 Jan 2009, Russell Shaw wrote:

[email protected] wrote:
I am merely curious. I do not use the funny character mappings for anything, myself. But I can imagine that someone might want to use those sometimes and use mc on other occasions. Thus, I find myself wondering whether
  *eightBitInput: false

would turn that off completely, or not.
It seems it does. In vim, before i'd get "i" with diaeresis, now i get
^[o.
In gvim, i still get "i" with diaeresis now. Obviously it would affect
someone that wanted to see unicode chars in a terminal (non-X) editor.
That (having both alt-something and entering unicode) is what
metaSendsEscape and altSendsEscape are supposed to help with...
Ok, i now have:

  XTerm*altSendsEscape: true

in ~/.Xresources (on debian)

Also have to xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources when changing things.
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