Name

setmetamode — Get or set keyboard meta mode

Synopsis

setmetamode [metabit|escprefix]
      

Options

  Without argument, it shows the current meta key mode.

  metabit|meta|bit     The meta key sets the top bit of the character.
  escprefix|esc|prefix The meta key sends an escape prefix.

Other options:

  -h, --help           This text
  -V, --version        Print program version and exit

Description

setmetamode can be used to determine and set the key code sent by the meta (aka Alt) key.