On Mon, 12 Feb 2018 03:37:54 -0500 Neil Van Dyke <n...@neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> Regarding Emacs (Esc-Meta-Alt-Ctrl-Shift) specifically... The Emacs > features that reduce the amount of repetitive typing required (for, > e.g., formatting, completion, navigation) are good, but what's bad > for some people is that Emacs encourages simultaneous keypresses. If > you're using one hand to press two keys simultaneously, the > repetitive contortions involved seem to be a problem. Very true. > Five things you can do, to save your hands : (1) for 2-simultaneous-key > combinations, train yourself to use both hands; (2) for the Emacs Meta key, > instead of holding down the Alt key and pressing the modified key(s), > consider the pressing and releasing the Esc key, and then pressing the > modified key(s); (3) add your own easier Emacs key bindings for commands you > use often, perhaps your F keys; (4) try out Emacs features and add-ons that > might save typing; (5) write your own Emacs functions to save typing. I also tried with sticky-keys... > There's also non-Emacs-specific things, like keyboard height, wrist > angles, torso and arm positions, neck position, taking breaks, > stress, etc. Very subtle changes here can make all the difference. > Different things work for different people, so Google around, and > find what works for you. I am aware of that, but I do not have any problem when using (n)vim. > I was very fortunate that others started raising issues about typing > RSI at the start of my career, so I just try to spread the gospel of > good typing. Thank you for the tips. ;) Sincerely, Gour -- The work of a man who is unattached to the modes of material nature and who is fully situated in transcendental knowledge merges entirely into transcendence. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.