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Re: How to redefine Parantheses?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: How to redefine Parantheses?
Date: Sun, 08 Apr 2007 11:16:34 +0300

> From: "Paul Batt" <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2007 09:19:12 +0200
> 
> I need German quotation marks « and » (ISO 8859 -1 Latin-1 171 and 187). 
> Alas, Emacs treats them as parantheses, which is sometimes disturbing. Is 
> there a way I could redefine what Emacs considers parantheses in order to 
> have those quotation marks treated as normal text?

You need to change the syntax class of those characters.  See the
documentation of char-syntax and modify-syntax-entry.




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