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Re: Unescaping character display.


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Unescaping character display.
Date: Sun, 28 May 2017 20:40:30 +0300

> From: address@hidden
> Date: Sun, 28 May 2017 12:06:24 -0400
> 
> emacs 24.5.1 is displaying some characters as numeric escapes.  For example,
> the love-minor-mode description in the list-packages command output is "Minor
> mode for working on L\303\226VE projects" (minus the double quotes).  My init
> file contains (from dotemacs.de/dotfiles/BenoitGoudreault-Emond.emacs.html)
> 
>   (set-language-environment "Latin-1")
>   (set-terminal-coding-system 'iso-latin-1)
>   (setq unibyte-display-via-language-environment t)
> 
> What can I do to get the such characters to display in their unescaped form?

Delete the above 3 lines, restart Emacs, and see if you get a more
reasonable display.

(Those 3 lines are remnants of issues long gone, especially the 3rd
one.  You shouldn't need them.)



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