I work with emacs with iso-8859-1 coding system. I use emacs23. I have these lines in my .emacs file:

(setq default-buffer-file-coding-system 'iso-8859-1)
(set-selection-coding-system 'iso-8859-1)

However, if I try to copy a non-ASCII character from another window and paste it to my emacs window, it doesn't work correctly. For instance, if I try to copy and paste "ì" I get "ì". How can I fix it?


It seems that the best thing to do is switch emacs to UTF-8.

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