[Openmcl-devel] Typing #

Stephen Parker stephenbennyhat at gmail.com
Sat Oct 25 12:50:41 UTC 2008


On 25 Oct 2008, at 13:43, Gary Byers wrote:

> See <http://trac.clozure.com/openmcl/ticket/182>.

Thanks.  I hadn't spotted that.  The suggestion there (control-q,  
option-3) works
fine (although is a bit of a handful).

> In Apple's Terminal.app, if the "Use option as Meta key" preference
> is enabled, does Option-3 produce a # on a UK keyboard, or is it
> interpreted as Meta-3 ?

It is interpreted as Meta-3.

> If there are multiple option keys on your keyboard, is there any  
> difference
> between the effect of using the left or right option modifiers ?

I cannot detect any difference between using the left and right option  
keys.

Thanks,
stephen

> On Sat, 25 Oct 2008, Stephen Parker wrote:
>
>> I'm sure this is very obvious, but I can't work out how to type a #
>> symbol into Clozure using my UK macbook.  Normally this would be
>> Alt-3.  Using "Special Characters ..." is getting tiresome.  Advice
>> welcome.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> stephen
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