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I have the Menu key that I don't use. It's right under my thumb when I use the arrows... So I wanted to map it to the Insert key. (mostly because of its important use in vim)

I've been looking into the fluxbox wiki for key bindings, but I have not found what I'm searching.

I have tried to add in my .fluxbox/keys

135 :118


135 :Insert

But both doesn't seem to work. Is it possible with fluxbox ?

I am also wondering if the BindKey <key><value>: <action> #creates an "on the fly" keycommand can do the job... but I don't really understand what it does...

The answer to How to remap the Context Menu key to the Super key indicates to modify .xmodmaprc

Maybe that's what should I do, but I don't know how to convert keycode 135 = Super_R so at it works like Insert instead of Super_R

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the keys-file of fluxbox does not map keys to other keys; it maps keys to fluxbox-actions. So, you need something that maps keys to keys: man xmodmap.

 xmodmap - utility for modifying keymaps and pointer button mappings in X


 $> xmodmap -e "keysym Menu = Insert"
 $> xmodmap -e "keycode 135 = Insert"
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