Commit d3e94981 authored by Dave Love's avatar Dave Love
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Modify about inserting 8-bit.

parent b12057b9
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When multibyte characters are enabled, octal codes 0200 through 0377 are
not valid as characters; if you specify a code in this range, @kbd{C-q}
assumes that you intend to use some ISO Latin-@var{n} character set, and
converts the specified code to the corresponding Emacs character code.
@xref{Enabling Multibyte}. You select @emph{which} ISO Latin character
set though your choice of language environment (@pxref{Language
Environments}).
When multibyte characters are enabled, if you specify a code in the
range 0200 through 0377 octal, @kbd{C-q} assumes that you intend to use
some ISO Latin-@var{n} character set, and converts the specified code to
the corresponding Emacs character code. @xref{Enabling Multibyte}. You
select @emph{which} ISO Latin character set though your choice of
language environment (@pxref{Language Environments}).
@vindex read-quoted-char-radix
To use decimal or hexadecimal instead of octal, set the variable
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