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July 14, 2005

emacs keybindings in firefox

Lots of updates coming, but a quick tidbit...

Today I was saying to myself for the 100th time, "Man, I wish I had emacs keybinding in browser text fields!" I wondered how hard it would be to write a Greasemonkey user script to do it, so I started searching to see if anyone beat me to the idea. Turns out, on Linux, it's supported natively (sort-of) by GTK, and if you're on other platforms, it's possible by hacking around with some mozilla XML files.

snarfed.org: emacs keybindings in firefox
MozillaZine: Emacs Keybindings

I still think I might be able to write a Greasemonkey user script that would better do what I want, but for now, this will do.

Oh, and if you don't know what emacs is, sorry for boring you.

Posted by ljh at 3:00 PM