Commit 2565a55e authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Document list-charset-chars.

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@node International Intro @node International Intro
@section Introduction to International Character Sets @section Introduction to International Character Sets
The users of these scripts have established many more-or-less standard The users of international character sets and scripts have established
coding systems for storing files. Emacs internally uses a single many more-or-less standard coding systems for storing files. Emacs
multibyte character encoding, so that it can intermix characters from internally uses a single multibyte character encoding, so that it can
all these scripts in a single buffer or string. This encoding intermix characters from all these scripts in a single buffer or string.
represents each non-ASCII character as a sequence of bytes in the range This encoding represents each non-ASCII character as a sequence of bytes
0200 through 0377. Emacs translates between the multibyte character in the range 0200 through 0377. Emacs translates between the multibyte
encoding and various other coding systems when reading and writing character encoding and various other coding systems when reading and
files, when exchanging data with subprocesses, and (in some cases) in writing files, when exchanging data with subprocesses, and (in some
the @kbd{C-q} command (@pxref{Multibyte Conversion}). cases) in the @kbd{C-q} command (@pxref{Multibyte Conversion}).
@kindex C-h h @kindex C-h h
@findex view-hello-file @findex view-hello-file
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characters for all those different languages, you will see some hollow characters for all those different languages, you will see some hollow
boxes instead of characters; see @ref{Fontsets}. boxes instead of characters; see @ref{Fontsets}.
@findex list-charset-chars
@cindex characters in a certain charset
The command @kbd{M-x list-charset-chars} prompts for a name of a
character set, and displays all the characters in that character set.
Keyboards, even in the countries where these character sets are used, Keyboards, even in the countries where these character sets are used,
generally don't have keys for all the characters in them. So Emacs generally don't have keys for all the characters in them. So Emacs
supports various @dfn{input methods}, typically one for each script or supports various @dfn{input methods}, typically one for each script or
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