Subject: Re: Xisms
To: None <macbsd-general@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Tres Hofmeister <tres@rap.ucar.EDU>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 07/14/1995 11:17:52
William Colin Wood writes:
: In order to remap the arrow keys to "do" something useful, you need to 
: use xmodmap.  Just read the man pages on the syntax of the xmodmap 
: command.  The proper .xmodmaprc file should look something like this:
: keycode 81 = Up		! Map the up arrow to Up
: keycode 82 = Down	! Map the down arrow to Down

	Here's my .xmodmaprc:

! .xmodmaprc  OTH 4/19/95
! Fix the Macintosh "Up" and "Down" keys.
keysym 0xffe8 = Up
keysym 0xffe4 = Down

	...and add the following to your .xinitrc:

xmodmap .xmodmaprc

Tres Hofmeister                       Research Applications Program         National Center for Atmospheric Research