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Re: Accents for European Languages
>Date: Thu, 24 Aug 89 17:15:17 PST
>From: Richard Shu <email@example.com>
>Subject: Accents for European Languages
> I want to be able to print and read accents for European languages such as
> French, Spanish and German. How do I do it? I can't seem to find anything
> in the Encyclopedia Symbolica except for an index entry for "acute accent"
> which is supposed to be on page 5 of Volume 2A. I looked on that page and
> couldn't find anything. Surely, this problem is handled at European sites?
> Please tell me how so I don't have to reinvent the wheel.
I think this only works for the default character-style/font (i.e.
cptfont), but type <control>-q (the magic quote command) then type the
octal number for the accents.
The accent charaters start at #o300 and go up to about #o320 (I'm typing
this at home --so I'm not at my Lispm-- but I'm sure it's pretty close to
correct). You can do M-X Show Font in Zmacs to show which ones are
The accent character is inserted *before* the accented-character. This
works in Zmacs, Lisp-listeners, etc.
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