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Compose characters

I have some copied text from a pdf which renders like this with my current font: I know I could use a different font that handles Unicode characters better, but I would rather find a function to ...
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Change prefix key for compose-character (C-x 8)

According to the documentation, the key C-x 8 can be used to insert non-ASCII characters. For example, C-x 8 ' a will insert "á". Is it possible to change the prefix key to another (shorter) value, ...
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Display devanagari characters

Running Emacs 25 on Kubuntu 17.10. I am able to enter text in devanagari script but it does not dispaly correctly in the editor. For instance, the text entered as: क का कि की कु कू के कै को कौ कं कः...
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Compose key in emacs on macOS

I've been attempting to get a compose key working in Emacs on a Mac (Sierra). I've set up a ~/Library/KeyBindings/DefaultKeyBindings.dict that works elsewhere on the system (e.g. Chrome), using F13 as ...
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Problem with accented greek vowels

I cannot type a Greek accented vowel in emacs. In Xorg, I use the el keyboard layout and in other applications (e.g. Firefox) the normal way to type an accented vowel (e.g. ά) is, first the colon ...