Re: What happened to compose? Yet more information
On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 10:52:12AM -0500, dman wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 01:38:06PM +0200, Johann Spies wrote:
> | We found this this morning:
> | In bash type Ctrl-v Ctrl-. "e and then get ë.
> Do you have bash (readline) in "vi" mode or "emacs" mode? In vim I
> can type ^V to escape the next character (allows entering in control
> characters directly) or to type "x<1 byte hex code>" or
> "u<2 byte hex unicode code>" and enter in any character.
My readline is in emacs mode.
> | No locale and language settings seems to make any difference.
> The ^V^."e trick doesn't work for me. I have LANG=en_US. It still
> doesn't work if I set LANG=en_US.UTF-8. Does it still work for you if
> you set LANG to the values I've tried?
The normal compose key Ctrl-. does not work. I have not tested the
effect of different language settings on the Cntrl-v Ctrl-. one - don't
have time now. I will try later.
> Also, are you trying this in the console or some sort of X terminal?
This is on the console. I also have problems in a terminal, but that is
not so serious to me at the moment.
Johann Spies Telefoon: 021-808 4036
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