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Re: Ascii character typeing

From: Mathias Dahl
Subject: Re: Ascii character typeing
Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2006 14:23:41 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (windows-nt)

"Sonu" <address@hidden> writes:

> hi all, i want to know how can i type ascii characters, for example in
> windows i do this by typing ALT + xxx where "xxx" is the ascii code of
> the character. so i want to know how can i do this in linux, any help
> would be apreciated...

If by any chance you mean how to do this in Emacs, you can try this:

C-q 2 2 5 RET

For me that generates: รก

Note: I have set my `read-quoted-char-radix' to 10. by default it is 8
which means you would have to enter the ASCII code in octal.

You might want to put this in your .emacs:

(setq read-quoted-char-radix 10)

Or use M-x customize-option RET read-quoted-char-radix to set it.

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