[TxMt] Re: Display pretty symbols in place of ASCII

Jonathan Middleton jonathanmiddleton at me.com
Mon Jan 26 22:36:04 UTC 2009

Thanks for the response, Hans. I'm really looking for an automagic method, which displays the unicode on the fly, as opposed to converting the entire file back and forth. Any ideas?


On Monday, January 26, 2009, at 02:15AM, "Hans-Jörg Bibiko" <bibiko at eva.mpg.de> wrote:
>On 25.01.2009, at 17:40, Jonathan Middleton wrote:
>> In general, I'd like TextMate to display a unicode character in place
>> of a sequence of ASCII characters. For instance, I'd like to be able
>> to type => but have the editor display  ?  (U+21D2).
>> The saved file will need to be ASCII so I'm not looking for a way to
>> replace characters, just a way to choose a different representation.
>> Is there a simple way to do this?
>I would prepare a kind of a mapping file (two columns: ASCII ?   
>Unicode) and two commands which convert ASCII -> Unicode and visa versa.
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