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Re: (un)expand-region-abbrevs

From: Uwe Brauer
Subject: Re: (un)expand-region-abbrevs
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:56:03 +0200
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>>>>> "Stefan" == Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

   >> So typing 
   >> שלום -->     שָלֹם 

   >> This means typing less gives more.

   > I don't know what the above arrow notation means, nor what it takes to
   > type either side of the arrow, so I don't know why that explains "typing
   > less gives more".

--> means expand.

The issue was that I wrote in Hebrew which is R2L, so maybe that is why
it looks confusing. 

So with latin letters and L2R.

Shlm  --> Shalom

Typing the consonants shlm, expands to the word Shalom, with vowels.

Once I have a text with vowels I might want to delete them (or at least
part of it). For that I could use a replace-regexp or an inverse abbrev

   >> know of would be good old iso-deaccentuate in of pre mule days.[1]
   > [...]
   >> [1]  which still works and makes sense in Xemacs due to a different
   >> implementation of Mule, I presume.

   > FWIW, iso-deaccentuate is still in obsolete/iso-acc.el and still works,
   > at least for ë".

Aha, good to know. Thanks, iso-accents-mode however gives strange
typing 'e gives ĉ even with (iso-accents-customize "spanish")
but anyhow it is obsolete...


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