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Org Mode Plain List Compose Region

I've seen a number of blog entries mentioning that you can replace the bullets of an org mode plain list using font locking and compose region doing something like this: (font-lock-add-keywords 'org-...
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How to display a character reversed

I know about compose-region and have used it for other purposes, but am trying to figure out how to display a character reversed. like transforming c to ↄ. Is this possible?
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Using Prettify Symbols with strings instead of characters

I want to the prettify-symbols-mode functionality, but using strings instead of chars as visual replacements: ;; typical replacement for chars (push '("lambda" . ?λ) prettify-symbols-alist) (defun ...
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How can I find the current line and column ignoring text composition?

I'm working on a utility that communicates with an external process using line and column positions in the current file. I have configured Haskell mode to use compose-region to display certain parts ...
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compose-region and TABs

I'm trying to use compose-region with TABs but fail to see difference. I'd like to get 'sqrt' composed to '√' but taking as much space as original text and aligned to the right. I tried each of: (...
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How can I copy and paste characters displayed with compose-region?

I use several modes that display Unicode characters in my code without changing the underlying file. For example, in Haskell mode, the following code: foo :: forall a. Eq a => a -> a -> a ...