Commit 08220274 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

(Man Page): Mention the -a switch to `man' in a footnote.

parent 1f68710d
......@@ -1131,12 +1131,16 @@ read the man page for the C library function @code{chmod} (as opposed
to a command by the same name), type @kbd{M-x manual-entry @key{RET}
chmod(2v) @key{RET}} (assuming @code{chmod} is in section @samp{2v}).
@vindex Man-switches
If you do not specify a section, the results depend on how the
@code{man} command works on your system. Some of them display only
@code{man} program works on your system. Some of them display only
the first man page they find. Others display all man pages that have
the specified name, so you can move between them with the @kbd{M-n}
and @kbd{M-p} keys. The mode line shows how many manual pages are
present in the Man buffer.
and @kbd{M-p} keys@footnote{On some systems, the @code{man} program
accepts a @samp{-a} command-line option which tells it to display all
the man pages for the specified topic. If you want this behavior, you
can add this option to the value of the variable @code{Man-switches}.}.
The mode line shows how many manual pages are present in the Man buffer.
@vindex Man-fontify-manpage-flag
By default, Emacs uses faces in man pages if Emacs can display
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