[ESS] [O] Keyboard shortcut - is there a principle behind them?

Tyler Smith tyler at plantarum.ca
Fri Dec 6 15:49:59 CET 2013

Rainer M Krug <Rainer at krugs.de> wrote:
>On 12/06/13, 10:49 , Oleh wrote:
>> Now only few shortcuts are reserved for user space and plugins, the
>> most notable of which is the `C-c` prefix. That's why most custom
>> modes such as org-mode and ESS bind to shortcuts with `C-c` prefix:
>> there's a convention that Emacs core will not use `C-c`.

To be clear, C-c followed by another modified key (C-x, for example) is reserved for major modes. C-c followed by a regular letter (e.g. C-c x) is reserved for use by the user, and should not be used by major modes.


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