Re: [dev] st eight bit input

From: Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <>
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2012 18:26:14 +0200

> I wonder if it's possible to get something like xterm's
> eightBitInput=true in st. I would like to use the alt key for some vim
> mappings. I'm not at all savvy on terminal stuff so any hint about how
> to hack the code to get this working would be very much appreciated.

There isn't any switch for this in st. st can handle only utf-8 keyboards,
and I think it will do it forever. Alt is mapped to meta key in st, so it
does the same that xterm with altSendsEscape option. You can adjust your vim
mappings to this or hack the kpress function in st.

Best regards.
Received on Thu Sep 20 2012 - 18:26:14 CEST

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