Commit 0d937faf authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Specify Coding): Document recode-region and recode-file-name.

parent 617f06a8
...@@ -928,6 +928,9 @@ files. ...@@ -928,6 +928,9 @@ files.
@item C-x @key{RET} X @var{coding} @key{RET} @item C-x @key{RET} X @var{coding} @key{RET}
Use coding system @var{coding} for transferring @emph{one} Use coding system @var{coding} for transferring @emph{one}
selection---the next one---to or from the window system. selection---the next one---to or from the window system.
@item M-x recode-region
Convert the region from a previous coding system to a new one.
@end table @end table
@kindex C-x RET f @kindex C-x RET f
...@@ -1056,6 +1059,12 @@ corresponding buffer. ...@@ -1056,6 +1059,12 @@ corresponding buffer.
The default for translation of process input and output depends on the The default for translation of process input and output depends on the
current language environment. current language environment.
@findex recode-region
If a piece of text has already been inserted into a buffer using the
wrong coding system, you can decode it again using @kbd{M-x
recode-region}. This prompts you for the old coding system and the
desired coding system, and acts on the text in the region.
@vindex file-name-coding-system @vindex file-name-coding-system
@cindex file names with non-@acronym{ASCII} characters @cindex file names with non-@acronym{ASCII} characters
@findex set-file-name-coding-system @findex set-file-name-coding-system
...@@ -1084,6 +1093,12 @@ these buffers under the visited file name, saving may use the wrong file ...@@ -1084,6 +1093,12 @@ these buffers under the visited file name, saving may use the wrong file
name, or it may get an error. If such a problem happens, use @kbd{C-x name, or it may get an error. If such a problem happens, use @kbd{C-x
C-w} to specify a new file name for that buffer. C-w} to specify a new file name for that buffer.
@findex recode-file-name
If a mistake occurs when encoding a file name, use the command
command @kbd{M-x recode-file-name} to change the file name's coding
system. This prompts for an existing file name, its old coding
system, and the coding system to which you wish to convert.
@vindex locale-coding-system @vindex locale-coding-system
@cindex decoding non-@acronym{ASCII} keyboard input on X @cindex decoding non-@acronym{ASCII} keyboard input on X
The variable @code{locale-coding-system} specifies a coding system The variable @code{locale-coding-system} specifies a coding system
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