Counting Devanagari Aksharas

Julian Bradfield via Unicode unicode at
Sat Apr 22 15:39:42 CDT 2017

On 2017-04-22, Eli Zaretskii via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:
>> From: Richard Wordingham via Unicode <unicode at>
>> I've encountered the problem that, while at least I can search for
>> text smaller than a cluster, there's no indication in the window of
>> where in the window the text is.
> 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.

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 :)

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