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Re: Char Printing

From: Ryan Bowman
Subject: Re: Char Printing
Date: Wed, 25 May 2005 12:39:21 -0700 (PDT)

--- Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> wrote:
> Ryan Bowman wrote:
>  > Suppose I have an integer, say 10.  If I (format
> "%c" 10)
>  > it prints a newline.
> No, it returns a string containing just a linefeed
> character.
>  > If I do (text-char-description 10) it prints
> "^J".
> No, it returns a string containing two characters,
> caret and capital J.
>  > Is there a function that will take an int (10)
> and print "\n"?
> If you want to print a newline, use (terpri).  If
> you want to insert a
> newline, use (insert ?\n).
> -- 
> Kevin Rodgers

Sorry I wasn't precise enough, I want something that
it returns a string containing the chars \ and n,  I
can use text-char-description if I have to, but I'm
more use to \n than ^J.

Ryan Bowman

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