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Re: inputting characters by hexadigit

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: inputting characters by hexadigit
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2008 13:11:36 +0200
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address@hidden (Johan Bockgård) writes:

> Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:
>> To do this we should find only one special key to activate input by
>> number. I propose `RET'.
> I suggest C-q.

That leaves the user without a reasonable or obvious key combination to
insert C-q.

>> Currently `C-q RET' inserts "^M". This character is rarely needed to
>> insert since more useful line-feed is on `C-q C-j'. And it is more
>> natural to insert ^M by using `C-q C-m'.
> RET is C-m.


David Kastrup

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