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Re: \303\251


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: \303\251
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2015 18:27:31 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> 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".

Oops, I assumed utf-8 without checking.  Sorry.

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