Questions tagged [unicode]

Unicode is a standard for the encoding, representation and handling of text with the intention of supporting all the characters required for written text incorporating all writing systems, technical symbols and punctuation.

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Idiomatic way of extending keymap for inserting unicode symbols?

I often find myself needing to insert Unicode characters that have no default binding in iso-transl-ctl-x-8-map, i.e., characters that can't be inserted using C-x 8 followed by one or more letters/...
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Emacs detect terminal Unicode coverage

I diminish my minor modes into single Unicode characters to save space. However, this obviously breaks down in a Linux TTY for instance. How can I detect if the current display method supports Unicode ...
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Force a single font for all unicode glyphs

I'm using GNU Emacs 24.4.1 in a GUI on OS X. I want to force every character to be displayed using just a single font rather than allowing Emacs to choose a supposedly most appropriate. I understand ...
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Fuzzy completion when inserting Unicode characters

I just discovered C-x 8 RET as a way to insert Unicode characters by Unicode name or hex code. I have not (yet?) memorised all Unicode character names, so I don't always find the right character. ...
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Line height with unicode characters

Some Unicode characters cause the line they are displayed on to be quite large. For example, a grave accent "̀ " adds about 2.5 lines of space above and below it. Other characters that cause this ...
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How can I draw in unicode with artist-mode?

I'd like to produce unicode art with artist-mode. But it appears that artist-mode only supports ASCII art. How can I configure artist-mode to produce instead of +---------------+ | ...

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