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Re: can american keyboard write finnish character ' ä', 'ö', 'å' in ema

From: Dirk-Jan C. Binnema
Subject: Re: can american keyboard write finnish character ' ä', 'ö', 'å' in emacs?
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2009 08:06:26 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)


On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 06:36:58AM -0700, tukuniata wrote:
> hi, everybody
> first of all i m new in emacs i have been reading so many tutorial about
> emacs but i m not finding a solution to my problem. i m running my emacs in
> windows xp as i plugin to cygwin. i would like to know if emacs can help me
> to write this finnish character ' ä', 'ö', 'å', with my american keyboard.
> if it is possible how can do?

There are different ways; one that should work is changing the input

M-x set-input-method RET latin-1-prefix RET

Now, typing " and then o will give you ö (o-umlaut), "a => ä, /a => å
and so on. å is swedish, not finnish though :)
Good luck!

Dirk-Jan C. Binnema          <djcb[at]>
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