Commit 770148e6 authored by Nick Roberts's avatar Nick Roberts
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(Coding Systems, Specify Coding): Link descriptions of character translation.

parent 763dd3b6
......@@ -721,6 +721,7 @@ handles end-of-line conversion based on the data encountered, and has
the usual three variants to specify the kind of end-of-line conversion.
@findex unify-8859-on-decoding-mode
@anchor{Character Translation}
The @dfn{character translation} feature can modify the effect of
various coding systems, by changing the internal Emacs codes that
decoding produces. For instance, the command
......@@ -885,12 +886,11 @@ the coding explicitly in the file, that overrides
@code{file-coding-system-alist}.
If you add the character @samp{!} at the end of the coding system
name in @code{coding}, it disables any character translation while
decoding the file. For instance, it effectively cancels the effect of
@code{unify-8859-on-decoding-mode}. This is useful when you need to
make sure that the character codes in the Emacs buffer will not vary
due to changes in user settings; for instance, for the sake of strings
in Emacs Lisp source files.
name in @code{coding}, it disables any character translation
(@pxref{Character Translation}) while decoding the file. This is
useful when you need to make sure that the character codes in the
Emacs buffer will not vary due to changes in user settings; for
instance, for the sake of strings in Emacs Lisp source files.
@node Output Coding
@section Choosing Coding Systems for Output
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