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Any way to cancel C-q quoted-insert?

Type a digit, then quit. E.g. C-q 0 C-g. When you type a digit, it's the beginning of an octal code (or decimal or hexadecimal depending on your configuration). Once read-quoted-char (the function ...
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Any way to cancel C-q quoted-insert?

Is the only way to get out of C-q to give it something to insert? Yes, most of the time, since by the time you realize you've accidentally hit C-q instead of C-w, you've also already typed another ...
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