[racket] Why can't `Alt' be used as the Meta key in Windows?

From: Pierpaolo Bernardi (olopierpa at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Jul 24 11:58:28 EDT 2013

On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 5:28 PM, Ben Duan <yfefyf at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a question here. `esc' is used as the Meta key for key bindings in
> Windows, for example key `esc;c:k' for `M-C-k'. Why not use `Alt' key
> instead? Is it because Windows captured these keys?

In the default configuration, the Alt key is used to access menus.

If you in Edit -> Preferences -> Editing  uncheck 'Enable keybindings
in menus', you will get a more emacs-like behavior (which you can then
further customize).


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