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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Quote after quote behavior

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Quote after quote behavior
Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 23:42:13 +0100
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Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> When quote-after-quote functionality is enabled, i.e. first key press
> inserts ", second key press replaces this by an opening or closing
> quotation mark (e.g. "` in documents using the `german' or `ngerman'
> option), it is quite difficult to insert "" which is a hyphenation aid
> provided by the babel package for German.  The problem is that
> repeatedly hitting <"> will insert "`"`"`.

Rather "`"'"'"'.

> What do people think about changing the behavior to insert " only when
> typing <"> and there is an opening/closing quotation mark or multiple
> " characters in front of point?  That means typing <"> will result
> in ", twice "`, three times "", four times """ and so on.  The
> attached patch would make this possible.

Would appear somewhat consistent with what we do with --.  However,
something like

"`"Uberflieger"' would become pretty hard to type.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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