How can I disable the ISO14755 shift-ctrl hotkey?
mikachu at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 13:01:14 CEST 2009
2009/8/21 Adam Spiers <rxvt-unicode at adamspiers.org>:
> On Sat, Mar 07, 2009 at 12:03:35AM +0100, Gregor Zattler wrote:
>> * Thomas Adam <thomas.adam22 at gmail.com> [02. Mär. 2009]:
>> > 2009/3/2 Gregor Zattler <telegraph at gmx.net>:
>> >> * Gregor Zattler <telegraph at gmx.net> [25. Aug. 2007]:
>> >>> * Yin Wang <shredderyin at gmail.com> [22. Apr. 2006]:
>> >>>> I'm using Emacs inside rxvt-unicode. Often I use something like a
>> >>>> Control+Shift combination. For example C-@ (set-mark-command) is
>> >>>> actually Control+Shift+2 on my keyboard. Because urxvt captured
>> >>>> Control+Shift, this key stops to function in my Emacs. If I press this
>> >>>> key, the small window "ISO 14755 mode" appears, which is very
>> >>>> annoying. I can't disable this window even using --disable-iso14755 in
>> >>>> configure.
>> >>> [...]
>> >>>> Is there a way to turn this feature off completely?
>> >>> Last year Ilya Voyager Schurov sugggested to hack the source
>> >>> code. Isn't there any other way of disabeling the whole feature?
>> >>> I start urxvt with ++iso14755_52 but this only stops the "Keycap
>> >>> picture insert mode" window but not the "ISO 14755 mode" window.
>> >>> Any ideas other than hacking the code -- which I'm not able to
>> >>> do?
>> >> Any idea on this problem? I now use emacs org mode which heavily
>> >> relies on ctrl-shift key combos.
>> > ./configure --disable-iso14755
>> That's a bit inconvinient but yes: it works for rxvt. Alas,
>> emacs started in a terminal does not recognize shift+ctrl key
>> combos. Back to square one...
> Did anyone figure this out? I also want to disable it and have
> shift+ctrl passed through to emacs. According to the man page you can
> disable via an X resource rather than the inconvenience of recompiling:
> iso14755_52: boolean
> Turn on/off ISO 14755 5.2 mode (default enabled).
> but I tried both
> URxvt*iso14755_52: false
> URxvt.iso14755_52: false
> and neither made no difference.
The 5.2 mode is just about getting keycap symbols if you press
ctrl+shift (release) and then some symbolic key like enter or
As for emacs not recognising it, well, what code should it send? Just
U sends 'u', shift-U sends 'U', ctrl-U sends '^U', but there is no
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