When typing, many of the special characters I type are with Ctrl-Alt. Ctrl-Alt-0 is ], for example. Those are characters essential when writing code. But this term, at school, we're learning to ...
On my laptop, I use Emacs. However, I don't have a left Ctrl key, and I considered mapping the left Alt key to left Ctrl and the right Alt key (Alt Gr) to just Alt (Meta). This way, I can just hit the ...
Possible Duplicate: What are the origins of the control and alt keys? I use these keys often as modifiers for shortcuts including the infamous copy and paste and some tab-switching but I ...
Crtl and alt have become common place on just about any computer keyboard sold anywhere in the world (I even saw a picture of them on a typewriter...). But what were these sacred modifier keys first ...