Commit 092b683a authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Visiting): Explain how to enter ? in a file name.

parent 180ff2e5
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@cindex wildcard characters in file names
@vindex find-file-wildcards
If the file name you specify contains shell-style wildcard characters,
Emacs visits all the files that match it. Wildcards include @samp{?},
@samp{*}, and @samp{[@dots{}]} sequences. @xref{Quoted File Names}, for
information on how to visit a file whose name actually contains wildcard
characters. You can disable the wildcard feature by customizing
If the file name you specify contains shell-style wildcard
characters, Emacs visits all the files that match it. Wildcards
include @samp{?}, @samp{*}, and @samp{[@dots{}]} sequences. To enter
the wild card @samp{?} in a file name in the minibuffer, you need to
type @kbd{C-q ?}. @xref{Quoted File Names}, for information on how to
visit a file whose name actually contains wildcard characters. You
can disable the wildcard feature by customizing
@code{find-file-wildcards}.
If you visit a file that the operating system won't let you modify,
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