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Re: IBM extended character set


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: IBM extended character set
Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2010 06:07:03 +0300

> Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2010 10:11:17 +0000 (GMT)
> From: harry weston <address@hidden>
> 
> I have searched the 'net, but cannot find out how to incorporate into emacs 
> the symbols from the IBM extended character set that draw boxes of single or 
> double lines. It used to be easy on my old Epson dot-matrix printer. My 
> failure to locate it is most likely because I don't know exactly what to look 
> for among the ISOs and all that. I'll be very grateful for any help your can 
> give,

These characters are already supported by Emacs, they are on Unicode
codepoints u+2500 to u+25ff.  You can insert them with C-x 8 RET,
e.g. "C-x 8 RET 2500 RET"



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