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Questions tagged [quail]

Input method minor mode for multilingual text

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Passing a string translation to quail-defrule

I don't understand how this is to be used: (quail-defrule ",q" "abcd") After evaluating this, and typing ,q, I get an underscored a: but how am I supposed to select one of the other characters? ...
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Increase minubuffer font size for quail mode completion

I am trying to increase the font size of the text overlay displayed in the minibuffer when using quail completion without success so far. Does anyone have any idea how to achieve this? EDIT: I was ...
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Quail Rules UTF8 behaviour

I had inserted the following code in .emacs: (quail-define-package "LaTeX-UTF-8" "TeX" "TeX") (quail-defrule "α" ["\\alpha"]) what I want to do is the following: when I insert the character "α" (I ...
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Macro expansion inside quail-define-rules

Why can't I expand a macro inside (quail-define-rules)? (defmacro quail-test () `("c" ["success!"])) (quail-define-package "experiment" "Experiment" "X" t ...
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Using quail input-method to insert a string

The standard way to define an abbreviation using quail is as follows: (quail-define-rules ("a" ?s )) Inserting "a" gives "s". I am wondering if one can insert an arbitrary string using quail, I ...
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Can't use the diacritic character d̤?

I am running Emacs mac ports (24.5) on a Macbook Air. I have the following code as an .el file to setup my own multilingual environment: (require 'quail) (quail-define-package "maatra" ...
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How to get human language-specific numerals?

TL;DR: how can I use Hindi digits (١٢٣...) when writing in Arabic? Emacs is arguably hailed as the best editor, but when it comes to using numerals in the context of writing there are no satisfactory ...
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How can I disable quail input methods in LaTeX formulas?

If you set an input method (for example via M-x set-input-method RET cyrillic-translit RET) you can type Cyrillic characters using a US keyboard: Emacs will use transliteration rules to convert Roman ...