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Re: Input of XML documents (input of unicode)

From: Torsten Bronger
Subject: Re: Input of XML documents (input of unicode)
Date: Sat, 12 Oct 2002 01:49:14 +0200
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Jason Rumney wrote:

> Torsten Bronger <> writes:
>> 1.  How can I input an arbitrary Unicode Character?
>>     I open a file in UTF-8 encode, and inout C-g        [C-q?]
>>     and an octal unicode number, but always the message:
>>     "invalid character".
> Generally, opening files in a certain encoding does not change your
> keyboard layout. So to tell Emacs that keyboard input is in UTF-8,
> you should use set-keyboard-coding-system.  I have not tried this
> myself, so there may be other limitations that prevent this from
> working.

Unfortunately they do.  I see the Greek theta, because it was
in the file before I opened it, but when I do what you suggest
and type C-q 1 7 2 1: 'Invalid Character'.  Why is my keyboard
layout important here?  (I can type digits on every keyboard 
after all.)


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