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- To: INFO-LISPM at MIT-AI
- From: jerryb at MIT-AI (Gerald R. Barber)
- Date: Fri ,21 Mar 80 15:24:00 EDT
I have written a set of functions to allow the use of the <esc> keys in
a more reasonable fashion. It resides in JERRYB;ESCAPE.
An interesting application is the use of the keys in the manipulation of windows,
obviating the need for the mouse in many cases.
Loading the file and doing <esc><help> will list all defined escape keys.
The function KBD-ESC-INSTALL-FUNCTION is used for defining new keys or the
escape key 10 (lambda) may be used to bind a key in realtime while (pie) can
unbind a key.
Note that whatever you hang on an escape key runs in its own process to protect
the keyboard process.