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Re: hexadecimal unicode input ?

From: Oliver Scholz
Subject: Re: hexadecimal unicode input ?
Date: Wed, 08 Oct 2003 10:58:42 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (windows-nt)

Thomas Langen <> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>>>From: Thomas Langen <>
>>>Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2003 19:49:28 +0200
>>> AFAIK the function insert-ucs-character allows only decimal numbers
>>> as argument for unicode characters.
>> Really?  Did you try to say #x1234, for example?
> Thank you, that's the solution I was looking for - is it documented
> anywhere? (I had tried 0x1234, 1234h, and some other combinations I
> could imagine - they all didn't work.)
> Maybe some extended help on the mule-ucs function
> "insert-ucs-character" would be useful.

This is not a feature of any specific function. It is a feature of the
Lisp reader. You can use hexadezimal, octal or binary notation
anywhere in Emacs Lisp code:

(print 4660)
(print #x1234)
(print #o11064)
(print #b1001000110100)

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