[wingide-users] OS X 10.5.6 - Emacs Personality and License Question

Ian Cottee icottee at bluefountain.com
Tue May 19 01:09:19 MDT 2009

Hi John
Thanks for the reply

My stupidity, was lookin for X11 alt key prefs in the X11 settings, not the
Wingide settings!

All good now, thanks


On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 4:48 PM, John Ehresman <jpe at wingware.com> wrote:

> Ian Cottee wrote:
>> 1. On OS X, I am using the Emacs Personality. Using the standard Apple X11
>> server and have followed (I think) the instructions at
>> http://www.wingware.com/doc/howtos/osx. However, I can't see how I can
>> access the menus (which I can do on windows and linux) with the alt key. Is
>> there a way of doing this? Having to reach for the mouse all the time is
>> getting annoying.
> You probably want to change the global X11 alt key preference in the
> keyboard preferences to either alt/option or command.  Note that the
> alt/option key is used as a character composition key in many non-US
> keyboard layouts.
>  2. I'm the only developer using this but I've installed on four different
>> machines now, two of which are dual boot. It's very likely I'll be
>> installing and uninstalling quite a few times but I am the only person using
>> the software. Is there any restriction on how many times my license can be
>> enabled ?
> The Wing IDE license may be used on any number of system, as long as any OS
> restrictions are met.  It must be activated on each system and our server
> does limit the number of activations, but you can request more via
> wingware.com/license and by emailing us; we routinely increase the number
> of activations for a license.
> Cheers,
> John
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