[erlang-questions] using ctrl-g in emacs in erl

James Aimonetti <>
Wed Nov 7 21:27:12 CET 2012


Do you have Distel mode installed/enabled? I do, if that makes a difference.

()1> 1+1.
2
()2> 2+2.
4
()3> ^G

User switch command
 --> q

Process inferior-erlang finished

That's what happens when I use Ctrl-q Ctrl-g <Enter> and use 'q' to quit the
shell.

This is GNU Emacs 23.3.1 (GNU/Linux x86_64), but I know this sequence has worked
for me for several previous versions of emacs as well.

On Wed, 7 Nov 2012 12:52:12 -0700
Wes James <> wrote:

> I tried that and it goes back to the Eshell.  One thing I just noticed is
> when I'm doing commands, the shell prompt increments.  After doing the
> ctrl-g or ctrl-q ctrl-g, the shell starts back at 1.
> 
> wes
> 
> 
> On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 12:47 PM, James Aimonetti <> wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 7 Nov 2012 12:32:55 -0700
> > Wes James <> wrote:
> >
> > > I've tried a few things with trying to get ctrl-g to work in emacs.  I've
> > > run erl with M-x shell and M-x terminal-emulator.  M-x terminal emulator
> > is
> > > closer, but when I press ctrl-g it just puts ^G in the window and when I
> > > press enter, it brings the erlang shell command line back without doing
> > > anything.  Is there a way to do ctrl-g with another command. I've looked
> > at
> > > the other commands with ctrl-c, but they don't show the User Switch
> > command
> > > prompt.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Wes
> >
> > Try Ctrl-q Ctrl-g <Enter>
> >
> >
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