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Re: unicode editing

John Morgan <johnjosephmorgan@gmail.com> writes:

> I recently upgraded my emacspeak to version 30 and I'm having problems
> editing files containing characters encoded in multibyte utf8.  I use
> espeak.  When I move over multibyte characters emacspeak is silent.
> When I move to a line containing even one multibyte utf8 encoded
> character I get no speech for the entire line.  I also can't remove
> the offending characters in an emacs buffer.  I guess this means
> problems with my emacs, but I only noticed the problem after upgrading
> emacspeak.  I don't notice any problems with 7-bit encoded characters.
>  Do I have to set a variable in my .emacs to enable editing multibyte
> text?

I'm not sure this will help, but what is the value of 

Also, you don't mention how you start emacspeak, but it used to be that
the emacspeak script, which some people used to start emacs and
emacspeak, contained the environment variable EMACS_UNIBYTE=1.  This
might not be the case anymore.  I've not upgraded in a while so I cannot
be sure.

Here are the other settings I have in my .emacs file that pertain to

(setq locale-coding-system 'utf-8)
(set-terminal-coding-system 'utf-8)
(set-keyboard-coding-system 'utf-8)
(set-selection-coding-system 'utf-8)
(prefer-coding-system 'utf-8)

Set via Customize:

 '(current-language-environment "UTF-8")

Even if this does not fix the problem, perhaps it leads you in the right

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