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SETMETAMODE(1)									   SETMETAMODE(1)

NAME
       setmetamode - define the keyboard meta key handling

SYNOPSIS
       setmetamode [ {meta|bit|metabit | esc|prefix|escprefix} ]

DESCRIPTION
       Without	argument,  setmetamode	prints the current Meta key mode.  With argument, it sets
       the Meta key mode as indicated.	The setting before and after the change are reported.

       The Meta key mode is specific for each VT (and the VT corresponding  to	stdin  is  used).
       One  might  use	setmetamode  in /etc/rc to define the initial state of the Meta key mode,
       e.g. by
	    INITTY=/dev/tty[1-8]
	    for tty in $INITTY; do
		 setmetamode escprefix < $tty
	    done

OPTIONS
       esc prefix escprefix
	      The Meta key sends an Escape prefix.

       meta bit metabit
	      The Meta key sets the high order bit of the character.

SEE ALSO
       loadkeys(1)

					   30 Jan 1994				   SETMETAMODE(1)
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