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Re: Display corruption with binary files


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Display corruption with binary files
Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2006 23:02:06 +0200

> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Perry Smith <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 25 Nov 2006 10:38:04 -0600
> 
> emacs of old (I thought) would 'quote' the characters.  So, if the  
> file had a control-C, emacs would display ^C and a single forward- 
> character while the cursor is sitting on the ^ would move two screeen  
> spaces up to the next character.

I don't think Emacs ever did that.

> Is this not done?  Didn't emacs use to do it?

Only if you use hexl, which is why I recommended it to the OP.




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