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From: Robert Pluim <rpluim@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [off topic] List all non-latin characters in a buffer
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 16:15:47 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87o7vo7hws.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87sflsffsh.fsf@mat.ucm.es> (Uwe Brauer's message of "Fri, 19 Aug 2022 16:50:54 +0200")

>>>>> On Fri, 19 Aug 2022 16:50:54 +0200, Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es> said:

    >>>> "JMM" == Juan Manuel Macías <maciaschain@posteo.net> writes:
    Uwe> Hi Juan

    >> Sorry for the offtopic, but I thought this homemade function I wrote
    >> some time ago for my work might perhaps be useful to some Orgers. When
    >> executed in a buffer, the `list-non-latin-chars' function opens a window
    >> displaying a list of all the non (basic) Latin characters present in
    >> that document. Each item in the list contains the character, its Unicode
    >> canonical name, and its hexadecimal code. For example:

    Uwe> Very very nice,

    Uwe> Till now I used only a very simple search function

    Uwe> (defun my-search-no-ascii ()
    Uwe> "Simple function to search for no ASCII symbols in a file."
    Uwe>   (interactive)
    Uwe>   (skip-chars-forward "\001-\177"))

Equivalently you can do
 (skip-chars-forward "[[:ascii:]]")

(or use `re-search-forward' with the [:nonascii:] character class.)


      reply	other threads:[~2022-09-09 14:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-08-16 15:19 [off topic] List all non-latin characters in a buffer Juan Manuel Macías
2022-08-19 14:50 ` Uwe Brauer
2022-09-09 14:15   ` Robert Pluim [this message]

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