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Re: Encodings in Emacs.

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Encodings in Emacs.
Date: 19 May 2003 09:56:15 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

> So the only way to get what you want is to tell Emacs which coding
> system it should use to read that file *before* Emacs visits it. You
> can do this with `C-x RET c'. For example:
> `C-x RET c shift_jis RET C-x f your-file.txt RET'
                              C-f   of course

> But cautiion: I am not familiar with the encodings you mentioned, but
> I think when you have a file with several encodings you will break
> the parts with the "other" encodings, when you save that file.

There were indeed such bug in Emacs-20 and I'm sure there are still
some in Emacs-21, but note that it shouldn't happen and if you get
such lossage, you should report it as a bug with M-x report-emacs-bug.


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