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Re: Inputting UTF8 in Emacs

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Inputting UTF8 in Emacs
Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2023 20:38:56 +0200

> Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2023 18:06:16 +0000
> From: uzibalqa <>
> Cc:
> > We could have anything, but someone will have to write the code, and
> > we will then need to decide that the addition is important enough to
> > have it bundled with Emacs (as opposed to having a separate package
> > that interested users will need to install). AFAIR, currently Emacs
> > doesn't even know the names of the blocks, because it is not important
> > for supporting Unicode characters in Emacs.
> It would be easier for insertions when knowing the name is not 
> straightforward.
> I can work on making the block names if I get some hints on what has to be 
> done.
> Or perhaps a schematic I can follow.  Does this require lot of elisp 
> experience?

I don't know what has to be done, it depends on what kind of feature
and UI you have in mind.

> > If you are interested in mathematical symbols, then this should do:
> > 
> > C-x 8 RET mathematical TAB TAB
> > 
> > then keep hitting TAB to scroll through the list, or use M-<DOWN> and
> > 
> > M-<UP> keys.
> Mathematical Symbols function like Emojis, it is easier to pick up the 
> mathematical symbol you want rather than using their textual description.

I don't agree.  What's unclear about a name such as "MATHEMATICAL BOLD

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