[OS X Emacs] Re: Text and Code Editor Aquamacs Emacs 1.7 Released

William R. (Bill) Greene wrg at acm.org
Thu Feb 19 01:58:57 EST 2009

On 2009-02-18 , at 14:52:04, David Reitter wrote:

> On 18 Feb 2009, at 11:42, Howard wrote:
>> So what does C-z do now that is no longer does minimize?
>> I used it as an alias for C-x5 using: (global-set-key "\C-z" ctl- 
>> x-5-map)
>> and now had to figure out to change it to this:
>> (define-key osx-key-mode-map '[(control z)] ctl-x-5-map)
>> I'd like to understand what improvement I'm giving up for this  
>> customization.
> People kept hitting C-z because of where 'z' is located on an  
> English keyboard.
> C-z is bound to `ignore', so you're not giving up anything.

Those of us who had to settle for Epsilon instead of GNU Emacs on the  
PC back in the day still reach for C-z to scroll the current line  
upward. :-)
No problem, I just added this to my .emacs:
    (define-key osx-key-mode-map '[(control z)] 'wrg-scroll-up-one-line)


Bill Greene

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