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I'm trying to make Alt-h switch to the left pane in tmux. The following does not work:

bind -n M-h select-pane -L

Pressing Alt-h in cat generates the following in my terminal:

$ cat
^[h

That is, it looks like Alt generates ^[ in my terminal. So, in in tmux, I have also tried the following binding:

bind -n ^[h select-pane -L

I have made "^[" both a literal two character string (i.e., "^" + "[") as well as the special "^[" character you can access in vim. Neither work.

How to solve this problem?

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