Unwanted minimising

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 13:51:35 UTC 2016


On 19 July 2016 at 21:56, Johnny Rosenberg <gurus.knugum at gmail.com> wrote:
> I already use the left Alt key, since the right one is AltGr (Swedish
> keyboard). I use Caps Lock as compose. Very good choice I think, since I
> can't accidentally get all caps now…


I map CapsLock to Super, because I use an old IBM Model M keyboard
from about 1986 and it doesn't have a Super key.

The thing is, Compose isn't a meta key. You don't press it at the same
time as something else, like you do with Shift, Ctrl, Alt etc. You
press Compose /then/ 2 characters. So my RAlt (which is AltGr on UK
keyboards too) is /both/ Compose (when hit on its own) _and_ normal
Alt when pressed with, e.g., F for the File menu or whatever.

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