203Re: [emacs-nxml-mode] Character entities
- Oct 1, 2003
> > One is to try and show aI quite like the idea of seeing ߠ[X] where X is the
> >glyph for the referenced character as well as/instead of the reference.
> > Another possibility is to take advantage of the Unicode names. These
> >are a bit long to display inline, but they could be used for input and
> >for providing a tooltip over a character reference.
actual character if available. but how do you tell if it will
be available, and not just be a white box?
The full Unicode name as tooltip would be good, though.
> > by the way, are there emacs commands to switch from character entitiesah, I had not considered that. this is attribute and element names?
> > to UTF-8 and vice-versa?
> Nope. This is not entirely trivial since character references/entities
> aren't recognized in all contexts.
> Is this a feature request?Perhaps. The same thing can be done with an identity transform
using some XML language, so its not vital; but an emacs solution
would be nice. If my file is full of white boxes, toggling to a
display full of number codes might be a good alternative view.
Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@...>
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