I finally found out how to enter special characters the right way in
Carbon Emacs. Previously, when I hit “ä” and the likes, it would tell
me about “Undefined keys” and the like. Interestingly, the character
C-q ä on my german keyboard creates a totally different character
than it’s supposed to be (0x8a vs 0x8e4). I helped myself adding
these characters with TextEdit afterwise, well knowing that this
approach can’t be the whole truth.
However, this is now fixed. I simply added
.emacs and now I can enter the correct characters with a
I still haven’t found out how to make Emacs actually display these
characters, though: I still only see empty boxes. Not that bad,
but not perfect either. Comments on this would be very welcome.
Update 30jan2005: I fixed that issue! The code you need in your
(create-fontset-from-fontset-spec "-apple-monaco-medium-r-normal--9-*-*-*-*-*-fontset-mac, ascii:-apple-monaco-medium-r-normal--9-*-*-*-m-*-mac-roman, latin-iso8859-1:-apple-monaco-medium-r-normal--9-*-*-*-m-*-mac-roman, mule-unicode-0100-24ff:-apple-monaco-medium-r-normal--9-*-*-*-m-*-mac-roman") (set-frame-font "fontset-mac" 'keep) (add-to-list 'default-frame-alist '(font . "fontset-mac"))
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