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Re: \303\251


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: \303\251
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 17:31:34 +0300

> From: "Pascal J. Bourguignon" <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:51:52 +0200
> 
> > My laptop crashed as I was typesetting an TeX file. Reboot. The file
> > had lost a big part of what I have typed. In a #MyFile.tex# I got my
> > text back BUT all my french
> > é,à, ô etc had reappeared in \303\251 etc Is there a way to get the
> > initial file back without re-reading it ? I tried a Ctrl-x Ctrl-w then
> > selcted iso-latin1 or utf... without sucess.
> > Thanks for your help in basic english.
> 
> M-x copy-file RET #MyFile.tex# RET Copy-of-MyFile.tex RET
> C-x RET c utf-8 C-x C-f Copy-of-MyFile.tex RET

Auto-save files are written in the Emacs internal representation, not
in UTF-8.  So the right way of doing this is "M-x recover-file RET".




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