• Subject: Re: alt-f1
  • From: Sean Porterfield <sporter@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2000 14:28:59 -0400
  • Organization: Best Distributing Co.

Since I don't think the AS/400 has an Alt-F1 key, I would guess you're referring
to pressing Alt-F1 from Client Access.  Some configurations send the help key
when Alt-F1 is pressed.  man tn5250 says the help key is M-h (or meta-h) but I
never figured out what my meta key was so I made Escape my help key by changing
my XTerm file:

<Key>Escape: string("\033\110") \n\

"Chad S. Lauritsen" wrote:

> We are installing a new software system. To get to the help menus and
> screens, you have to press alt-f1 (instead of the customary f1) Pressing
> Alt-f1 in the emulator in X windows appears to do the same thing as
> pressing f1. I have tried ctl-f1 and windows-f1 in vain hope to no
> avail.
>
> I guess my real question is: does the emulator provide for alt-key
> masking?

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