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Writing Unicode characters in Emacs

Sometimes it would be convenient to write some Unicode characters, like those letters with accents. I saw someone on Twitter share them writting them, but then forgot about it.

Then I randomly ran into it again! And it is easier than I thought.

Accent marks can be created using Ctrl + x 8 and then proceed with the accent mark and then the letter.

For example, to type é, press Ctrl + x 8 ' e.

More can be found here, along with some other great shortcuts for abbreviations of Unicode symbols.