Re: [dev] surf - add missing keybinding

From: Tadeusz Sośnierz <>
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 02:09:43 +0200

On 17-10-2009 19:56:40, Kris Maglione wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 17, 2009 at 01:39:00PM +0200, Tadeusz Sośnierz wrote:
> >>> Btw, does surf support the standard Unix text editing keybindings[1]?
> >>
> >>Its not about surf, this is a task for gtk textentry and so on. So unless you write a modifying the signal handlers it will not be supported.
> >>
> >>It can be also be implemented in javascript, but it will be pretty slow.
> >
> >Add the following to your .gtkrc-2.0:
> >gtk-key-theme-name = "Emacs"
> >Should work well.
> It works. It doesn't work well. I have to admit, it's gotten better:
> at least ^W finally deletes to the last non-word character rather
> than to the last space. ^U still clears the whole line, and as far
> as I can find, there's no way to configure it to do otherwise.
Well, It probably isn't ideal, but this is the best thing I know of,
that's why I posted it. I don't care whether it's called emacs, vi or
acme, as long as it works and does what I want. And it's not emacs,
for ^W and ^U works as Kris said, not this emacs region stuff.
Received on Sun Oct 18 2009 - 00:09:43 UTC

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