Subject: Re: OT: Screen escape character
To: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
From: Herb Peyerl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/27/2002 10:52:47
Andrew Brown <email@example.com> wrote:
> >I`m very tired of using C-a in screen to enter it`s functions,
> >mainly because I heavily use C-a to go to the beginning of the
> >line. Which key do you use?
> >Also, I`ve been thinking about using the left windows key of
> >the keyboard as to act as the escape key (the C-a). Would it be
> >possible? (I guess I`ll have to modify the keymap)
> i use control-o. i went over the keyboard and decided that i use the
> other 25 control characters either in emacs or at my shell prompt.
Funny. I struggled with this when designing the Weasel (www.realweasel.com).
What attention character do I want to use that I never use anywhere. I
decided on c-s-6. turns out Cisco IOS uses that as an interrupt character
and I knew that but just wasn't thinking.
you can't win.