kbdcontrol -f and escape sequences

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sun Mar 14 06:51:48 PST 2004

On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 11:18:42PM -0700, Dan MacMillan wrote:

> I'm having some trouble using kbdcontrol to redefine function keys to
> strings that include escape sequences.  For example, suppose I want to
> redefine "F1" to be equivalent to pressing the left arrow key twice in a
> row.  I naiively thought this would work:
>     kbdcontrol -f 1 "\033[D\033[D"


    kbdcontrol -f 1 `printf "\033[D\033[D"`



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