[plt-scheme] handling user-breaks in MrEd app...

From: Robert Bruce Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Thu Oct 31 09:21:15 EST 2002

At Thu, 31 Oct 2002 09:16:40 -0500, John Clements wrote:
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> On Thursday, October 31, 2002, at 12:54  AM, Jefferson Provost wrote:
> > - The editor can't keep up with my key-repeat when I hold down the 
> > backspace key, and I end up over-deleting all the time (1.2GHz Athlon 
> > running Debian linux).
> >
> Well, de gustibus non est disputandum, but let me suggest something 
> anyway; use s-exp key bindings for navigating and deleting 
> s-expressions.  I used to find myself holding down the delete key (and 
> even the arrow keys) a lot, until I discovered M-C-f, M-C-b, and M-C-k. 
>   Frankly, these are a big win whether you're using emacs or drscheme.

Alternate versions that I often use are the alt-arrow keys to move by
sexpressions and alt-shift-arrow keys to select sexpressions (for
deletion and copying, etc). Very useful both in emacs and drscheme
(easily added to emacs if your version of emacs doesn't have them built


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