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bug#3568: 23.0.94; no doc for character composition


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#3568: 23.0.94; no doc for character composition
Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:23:58 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

> I can find no doc at all regarding character composition, beyond the
> cursory explanation given in the Emacs manual, node Input Methods.
>
> In particular, there is nothing in the Elisp manual about it. No
> documentation of functions such as `compose-region' and
> `compose-chars'.
>
> And there is no usage commentary in `composite.el'.
>
> How does one compose characters using Emacs Lisp? If characters have
> been composed, how do you decompose them? Are there any caveats to be
> aware of? Users will have such questions.

`compose-region' has a very long doc string...  And it seems to have
been added to after you wrote this bug report.  Does it answer your
questions now?

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