[sylpheed:35588] Re: how to set emacs-like keybindings for sylpheed?

Globe Trotter itsme_410 at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 25 23:34:46 JST 2013

Dear Hiroyuku,

Thank you for your e-mail!

--- On Mon, 2/18/13, Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp> wrote:

> From: Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp>
> Subject: [sylpheed:35577] Re: how to set emacs-like keybindings for sylpheed?
> To: sylpheed at sraoss.jp
> Date: Monday, February 18, 2013, 11:20 PM
> Hello,
> On Mon, 18 Feb 2013 20:10:46 -0800 (PST)
> Globe Trotter <itsme_410 at yahoo.com>
> wrote:
> > Dear Hiroyuku,
> > 
> > Is it possible to get emacs-like keybindings for the
> sylpheed editor (without opening an external editor
> window)?
> Probably you can use the following setting in gtkrc file.
> (create and edit "gtkrc" file in Sylpheed config folder)
> gtk-key-theme-name = "Emacs"

I tried this earlier but this made no difference. I think that the above may only be restricted to the "hotkeys" function. I am interested in getting the key-bindings of emacs or vi to work when I type my message, without opening up a new external editor window.

Many thanks again for your help!

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