A Scripter's Notes

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Elisp Meta Characters in String

The setup of outshine package for emacs requires the user to set the variable outline-minor-mode-prefix to "\M-#" before the outline-mode package (that ships with emacs) is loaded.

The best way to do this is via the Customize interface in emacs.

So I did M-x customize and set that variable’s value to "\M-#" and restarted emacs and that worked.

But then I was surprised to see that value being saved in the custom.el as '(outline-minor-mode-prefix "\243").

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