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Re: "ctrl+shift+u codepoint enter"


From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: "ctrl+shift+u codepoint enter"
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 14:13:02 -0400

On Mon, 29 Apr 2019 at 13:58, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> >>> (Emacs' default binding for insert-char is C-x 8 RET).
> >> With the neat feature that you don't have to hammer in the hex code,
> >> but you can also start typing "smi" and TAB and you are offered all
> >> the codes whose Unicode name starts with SMI, from "SMILE" through
> >> "SMILING CAT FACE WITH HEART-SHAPED EYES" up to "SMIRKING FACE".
> > And if you use Helm, C-c h 8 (bound to `helm-ucs`) is like C-x 8 RET but
> > also shows the characters themselves, not just their unicode names
>
> AFAIK `C-x 8 RET` also shows the characters themselves (next to their
> name).

For plain C-x 8 RET, you need to press TAB (once or twice) before
those show up (whereas I think Helm will show completion candidates
more eagerly).



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