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Re: evaluating numbers

From: Stephen Berman
Subject: Re: evaluating numbers
Date: Thu, 07 Nov 2019 10:57:11 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Thu, 7 Nov 2019 18:43:40 +0900 Jean-Christophe Helary <address@hidden> wrote:

> A while ago the biggest number that evaluated to a character (that I could not
> display) was 1114111 (evaluated to "?� ").
> Now, I can only go up to 127 (#o177, #x7f, ?\C-?) and 128 evaluates to (#o200,
> #x80) which looks like the ASCII character set, but I was under the impression
> that Emacs had its own character set...
> What's going on here ?
> Jean-Christophe Helary
> -----------------------------------------------
> http://mac4translators.blogspot.com @brandelune


  eval-expression-print-maximum-character is a variable defined in ‘simple.el’.
  Its value is 127
    You can customize this variable.
  This variable was introduced, or its default value was changed, in
  version 26.1 of Emacs.
    Probably introduced at or before Emacs version 26.1.
  The largest integer that will be displayed as a character.
  This affects printing by ‘eval-expression’ (via

Steve Berman

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