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Nautilus 3.8 can have its keyboard shortcuts customised through the ~/.config/nautilus/accels file. I see that the general syntax for this file is Scheme, but what is the syntax for the keys specified? eg. BackSpace vs Backspace, slash vs a literal /, etc. How do write a `?

Where is this specified?

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A `is called a backtick. It's Unicode character 0060. In gedit (and gnome-terminal and some other programs) you can form it by typing CTRL-SHIFT-u 0060. –  user85164 Nov 5 '13 at 1:16
    
@Frank I know what it's called in plain English :P But what does the accels file call it? BackTick? Backtick? LeftSingleQuote? (None of those work, though...) –  detly Nov 5 '13 at 1:22
    
try in a terminal: xev . On my keyboard ( and yours?) ` is called dead_grave. Backspace is called BackSpace, and / is called slash. –  user85164 Nov 5 '13 at 1:57

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