Standard Keybinding for Emacs

By Hal Canary, 2003-07-24 21:49:52 (link)
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;; $HOME/.emacs ;;
(global-set-key
   [(control s)]
   'save-buffer)
(global-set-key
   [(control f)]
   'isearch-forward)
 (define-key isearch-mode-map
   [(control f)]
   'isearch-repeat-forward)

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I've been working on this for a while now. I'd like to produce a .emacs file that will completely remap the keybindings to some kind of standard.

The biggest problem seems to be the ctrl-x and ctrl-c behavior.

To those in the emacs community who say that the default behavior is superior, I won't disagree. But ctrl-f is search in my browser, and whenever I hit ctrl-s to search, it tries to save the web page. So I figured I needed to retrain myself and emacs to a single standard.


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