Re: Counting Devanagari Aksharas

From: Richard Wordingham via Unicode <>
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:51:59 +0100

On Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:39:42 +0100 (BST)
Julian Bradfield via Unicode <> wrote:

> On 2017-04-22, Eli Zaretskii via Unicode <> wrote:

> > I could imagine Emacs decomposing characters temporarily when only
> > part of a cluster matches the search string. Assuming this would
> > make sense to users of some complex scripts, that is. You are
> > welcome to suggest such a feature by using report-emacs-bug.

The cursor moves to the cluster boundary, so there is much less of a
problem with Emacs.

> That's what I do in my emacs with combining characters, and if I had
> complex script support, I'd expect the same to happen there.
> emacs is a programmer's editor, after all :)

Emacs probably has a way of toggling complex script support somewhere.
I'm torn between seeing the text properly set out and seeing exactly
what it is that I've typed. 'Reveal codes' doesn't seem widely

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