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Re: Emacs22: set the input method to latin-1-prefix

From: Joost Kremers
Subject: Re: Emacs22: set the input method to latin-1-prefix
Date: 1 Oct 2007 19:23:59 GMT
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Ulrich Scholz wrote:
> C-\ sets the input method to latin-1-prefix.  Now I want the initial
> input method (right after starting Emacs) to be latin-1-prefix.  Can
> I do that by customization?

i could be wrong, but from what i understand about input methods, no, it's
not possible. when emacs starts, no input method is selected. since an
input method is always buffer-local, setting it in e.g. .emacs only sets if
for whatever buffer .emacs is executed in (if it's executed in a buffer at
all, i don't know.)

one way to more or less get what you want is to add a function setting your
desired input method to the various major mode hooks that you use.

the only alternative i see is to file a feature request...

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