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* doc/emacs/glossary.texi (Glossary): Standardize on "text terminal" terminology.

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parent 6a00f380
2012-04-14 Chong Yidong <cyd@gnu.org> 2012-04-14 Chong Yidong <cyd@gnu.org>
* glossary.texi (Glossary): Standardize on "text terminal"
terminology. All callers changed.
* misc.texi (emacsclient Options): Document "client frame" concept * misc.texi (emacsclient Options): Document "client frame" concept
and its effect on C-x C-c more carefully. and its effect on C-x C-c more carefully.
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...@@ -694,8 +694,8 @@ directory-local variables; and the @code{info-finder} feature that ...@@ -694,8 +694,8 @@ directory-local variables; and the @code{info-finder} feature that
creates a virtual Info manual of package keywords. creates a virtual Info manual of package keywords.
@item @item
Károly L@H{o}rentey wrote the ``multi-terminal'' code, which allows Emacs to Károly L@H{o}rentey wrote the ``multi-terminal'' code, which allows
run on graphical and text-only terminals simultaneously. Emacs to run on graphical and text terminals simultaneously.
@item @item
Martin Lorentzon wrote @file{vc-annotate.el}, support for version Martin Lorentzon wrote @file{vc-annotate.el}, support for version
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...@@ -372,7 +372,7 @@ the text in the region. @xref{Mark}, for a description of the region. ...@@ -372,7 +372,7 @@ the text in the region. @xref{Mark}, for a description of the region.
On most keyboards, @key{DEL} is labeled @key{Backspace}, but we On most keyboards, @key{DEL} is labeled @key{Backspace}, but we
refer to it as @key{DEL} in this manual. (Do not confuse @key{DEL} refer to it as @key{DEL} in this manual. (Do not confuse @key{DEL}
with the @key{Delete} key; we will discuss @key{Delete} momentarily.) with the @key{Delete} key; we will discuss @key{Delete} momentarily.)
On some text-only terminals, Emacs may not recognize the @key{DEL} key On some text terminals, Emacs may not recognize the @key{DEL} key
properly. @xref{DEL Does Not Delete}, if you encounter this problem. properly. @xref{DEL Does Not Delete}, if you encounter this problem.
The @key{delete} (@code{delete-forward-char}) command deletes in the The @key{delete} (@code{delete-forward-char}) command deletes in the
...@@ -530,7 +530,7 @@ too long to fit in the window, and Emacs displays it as two or more ...@@ -530,7 +530,7 @@ too long to fit in the window, and Emacs displays it as two or more
@dfn{continuation}, and the long logical line is called a @dfn{continuation}, and the long logical line is called a
@dfn{continued line}. On a graphical display, Emacs indicates line @dfn{continued line}. On a graphical display, Emacs indicates line
wrapping with small bent arrows in the left and right window fringes. wrapping with small bent arrows in the left and right window fringes.
On a text-only terminal, Emacs indicates line wrapping by displaying a On a text terminal, Emacs indicates line wrapping by displaying a
@samp{\} character at the right margin. @samp{\} character at the right margin.
Most commands that act on lines act on logical lines, not screen Most commands that act on lines act on logical lines, not screen
...@@ -545,9 +545,9 @@ and up, respectively, by one screen line (@pxref{Moving Point}). ...@@ -545,9 +545,9 @@ and up, respectively, by one screen line (@pxref{Moving Point}).
continuing them. This means that every logical line occupies a single continuing them. This means that every logical line occupies a single
screen line; if it is longer than the width of the window, the rest of screen line; if it is longer than the width of the window, the rest of
the line is not displayed. On a graphical display, a truncated line the line is not displayed. On a graphical display, a truncated line
is indicated by a small straight arrow in the right fringe; on a is indicated by a small straight arrow in the right fringe; on a text
text-only terminal, it is indicated by a @samp{$} character in the terminal, it is indicated by a @samp{$} character in the right margin.
right margin. @xref{Line Truncation}. @xref{Line Truncation}.
By default, continued lines are wrapped at the right window edge. By default, continued lines are wrapped at the right window edge.
Since the wrapping may occur in the middle of a word, continued lines Since the wrapping may occur in the middle of a word, continued lines
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...@@ -227,13 +227,13 @@ is determined by the variable @code{next-error-highlight}. ...@@ -227,13 +227,13 @@ is determined by the variable @code{next-error-highlight}.
If the @file{*compilation*} buffer is shown in a window with a left If the @file{*compilation*} buffer is shown in a window with a left
fringe (@pxref{Fringes}), the locus-visiting commands put an arrow in fringe (@pxref{Fringes}), the locus-visiting commands put an arrow in
the fringe, pointing to the current error message. If the window has the fringe, pointing to the current error message. If the window has
no left fringe, such as on a text-only terminal, these commands scroll no left fringe, such as on a text terminal, these commands scroll the
the window so that the current message is at the top of the window. window so that the current message is at the top of the window. If
If you change the variable @code{compilation-context-lines} to an you change the variable @code{compilation-context-lines} to an integer
integer value @var{n}, these commands scroll the window so that the value @var{n}, these commands scroll the window so that the current
current error message is @var{n} lines from the top, whether or not error message is @var{n} lines from the top, whether or not there is a
there is a fringe; the default value, @code{nil}, gives the behavior fringe; the default value, @code{nil}, gives the behavior described
described above. above.
@vindex compilation-error-regexp-alist @vindex compilation-error-regexp-alist
@vindex grep-regexp-alist @vindex grep-regexp-alist
...@@ -572,12 +572,12 @@ for special commands that can be used in the GUD interaction buffer. ...@@ -572,12 +572,12 @@ for special commands that can be used in the GUD interaction buffer.
As you debug a program, Emacs displays the relevant source files by As you debug a program, Emacs displays the relevant source files by
visiting them in Emacs buffers, with an arrow in the left fringe visiting them in Emacs buffers, with an arrow in the left fringe
indicating the current execution line. (On a text-only terminal, the indicating the current execution line. (On a text terminal, the arrow
arrow appears as @samp{=>}, overlaid on the first two text columns.) appears as @samp{=>}, overlaid on the first two text columns.) Moving
Moving point in such a buffer does not move the arrow. You are free point in such a buffer does not move the arrow. You are free to edit
to edit these source files, but note that inserting or deleting lines these source files, but note that inserting or deleting lines will
will throw off the arrow's positioning, as Emacs has no way to figure throw off the arrow's positioning, as Emacs has no way to figure out
out which edited source line corresponds to the line reported by the which edited source line corresponds to the line reported by the
debugger subprocess. To update this information, you typically have debugger subprocess. To update this information, you typically have
to recompile and restart the program. to recompile and restart the program.
...@@ -936,7 +936,7 @@ already exists there, the click removes it. A @kbd{C-Mouse-1} click ...@@ -936,7 +936,7 @@ already exists there, the click removes it. A @kbd{C-Mouse-1} click
enables or disables an existing breakpoint; a breakpoint that is enables or disables an existing breakpoint; a breakpoint that is
disabled, but not unset, is indicated by a gray dot. disabled, but not unset, is indicated by a gray dot.
On a text-only terminal, or when fringes are disabled, enabled On a text terminal, or when fringes are disabled, enabled
breakpoints are indicated with a @samp{B} character in the left margin breakpoints are indicated with a @samp{B} character in the left margin
of the window. Disabled breakpoints are indicated with @samp{b}. of the window. Disabled breakpoints are indicated with @samp{b}.
(The margin is only displayed if a breakpoint is present.) (The margin is only displayed if a breakpoint is present.)
...@@ -1079,9 +1079,9 @@ debugger}. ...@@ -1079,9 +1079,9 @@ debugger}.
@findex gdb-frames-select @findex gdb-frames-select
On graphical displays, the selected stack frame is indicated by an On graphical displays, the selected stack frame is indicated by an
arrow in the fringe. On text-only terminals, or when fringes are arrow in the fringe. On text terminals, or when fringes are disabled,
disabled, the selected stack frame is displayed in reverse contrast. the selected stack frame is displayed in reverse contrast. To select
To select a stack frame, move point in its line and type @key{RET} a stack frame, move point in its line and type @key{RET}
(@code{gdb-frames-select}), or click @kbd{Mouse-2} on it. Doing so (@code{gdb-frames-select}), or click @kbd{Mouse-2} on it. Doing so
also updates the Locals buffer also updates the Locals buffer
@ifnottex @ifnottex
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...@@ -849,8 +849,8 @@ emacs -ms coral -cr 'slate blue' & ...@@ -849,8 +849,8 @@ emacs -ms coral -cr 'slate blue' &
You can reverse the foreground and background colors through the You can reverse the foreground and background colors through the
@samp{-rv} option or with the X resource @samp{reverseVideo}. @samp{-rv} option or with the X resource @samp{reverseVideo}.
The @samp{-fg}, @samp{-bg}, and @samp{-rv} options function on The @samp{-fg}, @samp{-bg}, and @samp{-rv} options function on text
text-only terminals as well as on graphical displays. terminals as well as on graphical displays.
@node Window Size X @node Window Size X
@appendixsec Options for Window Size and Position @appendixsec Options for Window Size and Position
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...@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ starting with @key{ESC}. Thus, you can enter @kbd{M-a} by typing ...@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ starting with @key{ESC}. Thus, you can enter @kbd{M-a} by typing
C-a}. Unlike @key{Meta}, @key{ESC} is entered as a separate C-a}. Unlike @key{Meta}, @key{ESC} is entered as a separate
character. You don't hold down @key{ESC} while typing the next character. You don't hold down @key{ESC} while typing the next
character; instead, press @key{ESC} and release it, then enter the character; instead, press @key{ESC} and release it, then enter the
next character. This feature is useful on certain text-only terminals next character. This feature is useful on certain text terminals
where the @key{Meta} key does not function reliably. where the @key{Meta} key does not function reliably.
@cindex keys stolen by window manager @cindex keys stolen by window manager
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...@@ -286,8 +286,8 @@ scrolling whenever point moves off the left or right edge of the ...@@ -286,8 +286,8 @@ scrolling whenever point moves off the left or right edge of the
screen. To disable automatic horizontal scrolling, set the variable screen. To disable automatic horizontal scrolling, set the variable
@code{auto-hscroll-mode} to @code{nil}. Note that when the automatic @code{auto-hscroll-mode} to @code{nil}. Note that when the automatic
horizontal scrolling is turned off, if point moves off the edge of the horizontal scrolling is turned off, if point moves off the edge of the
screen, the cursor disappears to indicate that. (On text-only screen, the cursor disappears to indicate that. (On text terminals,
terminals, the cursor is left at the edge instead.) the cursor is left at the edge instead.)
@vindex hscroll-margin @vindex hscroll-margin
The variable @code{hscroll-margin} controls how close point can get The variable @code{hscroll-margin} controls how close point can get
...@@ -479,9 +479,9 @@ prompts for a regular expression, and displays only faces with names ...@@ -479,9 +479,9 @@ prompts for a regular expression, and displays only faces with names
matching that regular expression (@pxref{Regexps}). matching that regular expression (@pxref{Regexps}).
It's possible for a given face to look different in different It's possible for a given face to look different in different
frames. For instance, some text-only terminals do not support all frames. For instance, some text terminals do not support all face
face attributes, particularly font, height, and width, and some attributes, particularly font, height, and width, and some support a
support a limited range of colors. limited range of colors.
@cindex background color @cindex background color
@cindex default face @cindex default face
...@@ -529,13 +529,13 @@ or an @dfn{RGB triplet}. ...@@ -529,13 +529,13 @@ or an @dfn{RGB triplet}.
@samp{medium sea green}. To view a list of color names, type @kbd{M-x @samp{medium sea green}. To view a list of color names, type @kbd{M-x
list-colors-display}. To control the order in which colors are shown, list-colors-display}. To control the order in which colors are shown,
customize @code{list-colors-sort}. If you run this command on a customize @code{list-colors-sort}. If you run this command on a
graphical display, it shows the full range of color names known to Emacs graphical display, it shows the full range of color names known to
(these are the standard X11 color names, defined in X's @file{rgb.txt} Emacs (these are the standard X11 color names, defined in X's
file). If you run the command on a text-only terminal, it shows only a @file{rgb.txt} file). If you run the command on a text terminal, it
small subset of colors that can be safely displayed on such terminals. shows only a small subset of colors that can be safely displayed on
However, Emacs understands X11 color names even on text-only terminals; such terminals. However, Emacs understands X11 color names even on
if a face is given a color specified by an X11 color name, it is text terminals; if a face is given a color specified by an X11 color
displayed using the closest-matching terminal color. name, it is displayed using the closest-matching terminal color.
An RGB triplet is a string of the form @samp{#RRGGBB}. Each of the An RGB triplet is a string of the form @samp{#RRGGBB}. Each of the
R, G, and B components is a hexadecimal number specifying the R, G, and B components is a hexadecimal number specifying the
...@@ -651,8 +651,8 @@ at the top of a window just as the mode line appears at the bottom. ...@@ -651,8 +651,8 @@ at the top of a window just as the mode line appears at the bottom.
Most windows do not have a header line---only some special modes, such Most windows do not have a header line---only some special modes, such
Info mode, create one. Info mode, create one.
@item vertical-border @item vertical-border
This face is used for the vertical divider between windows on This face is used for the vertical divider between windows on text
text-only terminals. terminals.
@item minibuffer-prompt @item minibuffer-prompt
@cindex @code{minibuffer-prompt} face @cindex @code{minibuffer-prompt} face
@vindex minibuffer-prompt-properties @vindex minibuffer-prompt-properties
...@@ -679,9 +679,9 @@ This face determines the color of the mouse pointer. ...@@ -679,9 +679,9 @@ This face determines the color of the mouse pointer.
@end table @end table
The following faces likewise control the appearance of parts of the The following faces likewise control the appearance of parts of the
Emacs frame, but only on text-only terminals, or when Emacs is built Emacs frame, but only on text terminals, or when Emacs is built on X
on X with no toolkit support. (For all other cases, the appearance of with no toolkit support. (For all other cases, the appearance of the
the respective frame elements is determined by system-wide settings.) respective frame elements is determined by system-wide settings.)
@table @code @table @code
@item scroll-bar @item scroll-bar
...@@ -1453,9 +1453,9 @@ global-hl-line-mode} enables or disables the same mode globally. ...@@ -1453,9 +1453,9 @@ global-hl-line-mode} enables or disables the same mode globally.
Emacs can display long lines by @dfn{truncation}. This means that all Emacs can display long lines by @dfn{truncation}. This means that all
the characters that do not fit in the width of the screen or window do the characters that do not fit in the width of the screen or window do
not appear at all. On graphical displays, a small straight arrow in not appear at all. On graphical displays, a small straight arrow in
the fringe indicates truncation at either end of the line. On the fringe indicates truncation at either end of the line. On text
text-only terminals, this is indicated with @samp{$} signs in the terminals, this is indicated with @samp{$} signs in the leftmost
leftmost and/or rightmost columns. and/or rightmost columns.
@vindex truncate-lines @vindex truncate-lines
@findex toggle-truncate-lines @findex toggle-truncate-lines
...@@ -1577,7 +1577,7 @@ of an overline above the text, including the height of the overline ...@@ -1577,7 +1577,7 @@ of an overline above the text, including the height of the overline
itself, in pixels; the default is 2. itself, in pixels; the default is 2.
@findex tty-suppress-bold-inverse-default-colors @findex tty-suppress-bold-inverse-default-colors
On some text-only terminals, bold face and inverse video together On some text terminals, bold face and inverse video together result
result in text that is hard to read. Call the function in text that is hard to read. Call the function
@code{tty-suppress-bold-inverse-default-colors} with a non-@code{nil} @code{tty-suppress-bold-inverse-default-colors} with a non-@code{nil}
argument to suppress the effect of bold-face in this case. argument to suppress the effect of bold-face in this case.
...@@ -511,7 +511,7 @@ Frames and Graphical Displays ...@@ -511,7 +511,7 @@ Frames and Graphical Displays
* Tooltips:: Displaying information at the current mouse position. * Tooltips:: Displaying information at the current mouse position.
* Mouse Avoidance:: Moving the mouse pointer out of the way. * Mouse Avoidance:: Moving the mouse pointer out of the way.
* Non-Window Terminals:: Multiple frames on terminals that show only one. * Non-Window Terminals:: Multiple frames on terminals that show only one.
* Text-Only Mouse:: Using the mouse in text-only terminals. * Text-Only Mouse:: Using the mouse in text terminals.
International Character Set Support International Character Set Support
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...@@ -148,14 +148,14 @@ stopping the program temporarily and returning control to the parent ...@@ -148,14 +148,14 @@ stopping the program temporarily and returning control to the parent
process (usually a shell); in most shells, you can resume Emacs after process (usually a shell); in most shells, you can resume Emacs after
suspending it with the shell command @command{%emacs}. suspending it with the shell command @command{%emacs}.
Text-only terminals usually listen for certain special characters Text terminals usually listen for certain special characters whose
whose meaning is to kill or suspend the program you are running. meaning is to kill or suspend the program you are running. @b{This
@b{This terminal feature is turned off while you are in Emacs.} The terminal feature is turned off while you are in Emacs.} The meanings
meanings of @kbd{C-z} and @kbd{C-x C-c} as keys in Emacs were inspired of @kbd{C-z} and @kbd{C-x C-c} as keys in Emacs were inspired by the
by the use of @kbd{C-z} and @kbd{C-c} on several operating systems as use of @kbd{C-z} and @kbd{C-c} on several operating systems as the
the characters for stopping or killing a program, but that is their characters for stopping or killing a program, but that is their only
only relationship with the operating system. You can customize these relationship with the operating system. You can customize these keys
keys to run any commands of your choice (@pxref{Keymaps}). to run any commands of your choice (@pxref{Keymaps}).
@ifnottex @ifnottex
@lowersections @lowersections
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...@@ -1853,7 +1853,7 @@ When typing a file name in the minibuffer, @kbd{C-@key{tab}} ...@@ -1853,7 +1853,7 @@ When typing a file name in the minibuffer, @kbd{C-@key{tab}}
(@code{file-cache-minibuffer-complete}) completes it using the file (@code{file-cache-minibuffer-complete}) completes it using the file
name cache. If you repeat @kbd{C-@key{tab}}, that cycles through the name cache. If you repeat @kbd{C-@key{tab}}, that cycles through the
possible completions of what you had originally typed. (However, note possible completions of what you had originally typed. (However, note
that the @kbd{C-@key{tab}} character cannot be typed on most text-only that the @kbd{C-@key{tab}} character cannot be typed on most text
terminals.) terminals.)
The file name cache does not fill up automatically. Instead, you The file name cache does not fill up automatically. Instead, you
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...@@ -57,9 +57,9 @@ Undo one entry in the current buffer's undo records (@code{undo}). ...@@ -57,9 +57,9 @@ Undo one entry in the current buffer's undo records (@code{undo}).
@kbd{C-x u})@footnote{Aside from @kbd{C-/}, the @code{undo} command is @kbd{C-x u})@footnote{Aside from @kbd{C-/}, the @code{undo} command is
also bound to @kbd{C-x u} because that is more straightforward for also bound to @kbd{C-x u} because that is more straightforward for
beginners to remember: @samp{u} stands for ``undo''. It is also bound beginners to remember: @samp{u} stands for ``undo''. It is also bound
to @kbd{C-_} because typing @kbd{C-/} on some text-only terminals to @kbd{C-_} because typing @kbd{C-/} on some text terminals actually
actually enters @kbd{C-_}.}. This undoes the most recent change in enters @kbd{C-_}.}. This undoes the most recent change in the buffer,
the buffer, and moves point back to where it was before that change. and moves point back to where it was before that change.
Consecutive repetitions of @kbd{C-/} (or its aliases) undo earlier Consecutive repetitions of @kbd{C-/} (or its aliases) undo earlier
and earlier changes in the current buffer. If all the recorded and earlier changes in the current buffer. If all the recorded
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...@@ -27,13 +27,12 @@ displays (@pxref{Exiting}). To close just the selected frame, type ...@@ -27,13 +27,12 @@ displays (@pxref{Exiting}). To close just the selected frame, type
This chapter describes Emacs features specific to graphical displays This chapter describes Emacs features specific to graphical displays
(particularly mouse commands), and features for managing multiple (particularly mouse commands), and features for managing multiple
frames. On text-only terminals, many of these features are frames. On text terminals, many of these features are unavailable.
unavailable. However, it is still possible to create multiple However, it is still possible to create multiple ``frames'' on text
``frames'' on text-only terminals; such frames are displayed one at a terminals; such frames are displayed one at a time, filling the entire
time, filling the entire terminal screen (@pxref{Non-Window terminal screen (@pxref{Non-Window Terminals}). It is also possible
Terminals}). It is also possible to use the mouse on some text-only to use the mouse on some text terminals (@pxref{Text-Only Mouse}, for
terminals (@pxref{Text-Only Mouse}, for doing so on GNU and Unix doing so on GNU and Unix systems; and
systems; and
@iftex @iftex
@pxref{MS-DOS Mouse,,,emacs-xtra,Specialized Emacs Features}, @pxref{MS-DOS Mouse,,,emacs-xtra,Specialized Emacs Features},
@end iftex @end iftex
...@@ -62,7 +61,7 @@ for doing so on MS-DOS). ...@@ -62,7 +61,7 @@ for doing so on MS-DOS).
* Tooltips:: Displaying information at the current mouse position. * Tooltips:: Displaying information at the current mouse position.
* Mouse Avoidance:: Preventing the mouse pointer from obscuring text. * Mouse Avoidance:: Preventing the mouse pointer from obscuring text.
* Non-Window Terminals:: Multiple frames on terminals that show only one. * Non-Window Terminals:: Multiple frames on terminals that show only one.
* Text-Only Mouse:: Using the mouse in text-only terminals. * Text-Only Mouse:: Using the mouse in text terminals.
@end menu @end menu
@node Mouse Commands @node Mouse Commands
...@@ -465,9 +464,9 @@ the ordinary, interactive frames are deleted. In this case, @kbd{C-x ...@@ -465,9 +464,9 @@ the ordinary, interactive frames are deleted. In this case, @kbd{C-x
The @kbd{C-x 5 1} (@code{delete-other-frames}) command deletes all The @kbd{C-x 5 1} (@code{delete-other-frames}) command deletes all
other frames on the current terminal (this terminal refers to either a other frames on the current terminal (this terminal refers to either a
graphical display, or a text-only terminal; @pxref{Non-Window graphical display, or a text terminal; @pxref{Non-Window Terminals}).
Terminals}). If the Emacs session has frames open on other graphical If the Emacs session has frames open on other graphical displays or
displays or text terminals, those are not deleted. text terminals, those are not deleted.
@vindex focus-follows-mouse @vindex focus-follows-mouse
The @kbd{C-x 5 o} (@code{other-frame}) command selects the next The @kbd{C-x 5 o} (@code{other-frame}) command selects the next
...@@ -953,7 +952,7 @@ the use of menu bars at startup, customize the variable ...@@ -953,7 +952,7 @@ the use of menu bars at startup, customize the variable
@code{menu-bar-mode}. @code{menu-bar-mode}.
@kindex C-Mouse-3 @r{(when menu bar is disabled)} @kindex C-Mouse-3 @r{(when menu bar is disabled)}
Expert users often turn off the menu bar, especially on text-only Expert users often turn off the menu bar, especially on text
terminals, where this makes one additional line available for text. terminals, where this makes one additional line available for text.
If the menu bar is off, you can still pop up a menu of its contents If the menu bar is off, you can still pop up a menu of its contents
with @kbd{C-Mouse-3} on a display which supports pop-up menus. with @kbd{C-Mouse-3} on a display which supports pop-up menus.
...@@ -1112,9 +1111,9 @@ raises the frame. ...@@ -1112,9 +1111,9 @@ raises the frame.
@node Non-Window Terminals @node Non-Window Terminals
@section Non-Window Terminals @section Non-Window Terminals
@cindex text-only terminal @cindex text terminal
On a text-only terminal, Emacs can display only one Emacs frame at a On a text terminal, Emacs can display only one Emacs frame at a
time. However, you can still create multiple Emacs frames, and switch time. However, you can still create multiple Emacs frames, and switch
between them. Switching frames on these terminals is much like between them. Switching frames on these terminals is much like
switching between different window configurations. switching between different window configurations.
...@@ -1139,11 +1138,11 @@ to select a frame according to its name. The name you specify appears ...@@ -1139,11 +1138,11 @@ to select a frame according to its name. The name you specify appears
in the mode line when the frame is selected. in the mode line when the frame is selected.
@node Text-Only Mouse @node Text-Only Mouse
@section Using a Mouse in Text-only Terminals @section Using a Mouse in Text Terminals
@cindex mouse support @cindex mouse support
@cindex terminal emulators, mouse support @cindex terminal emulators, mouse support
Some text-only terminals support mouse clicks in the terminal window. Some text terminals support mouse clicks in the terminal window.
@cindex xterm @cindex xterm
In a terminal emulator which is compatible with @command{xterm}, you In a terminal emulator which is compatible with @command{xterm}, you
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...@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ Emacs supports a number of character sets, each of which represents a ...@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ Emacs supports a number of character sets, each of which represents a
particular alphabet or script. @xref{International}. particular alphabet or script. @xref{International}.
@item Character Terminal @item Character Terminal
@xref{Glossary - Text-only Terminal}. @xref{Glossary - Text Terminal}.
@item Click Event @item Click Event
A click event is the kind of input event (q.v.@:) generated when you A click event is the kind of input event (q.v.@:) generated when you
...@@ -1329,12 +1329,12 @@ Data consisting of written human language (as opposed to programs), ...@@ -1329,12 +1329,12 @@ Data consisting of written human language (as opposed to programs),
or following the stylistic conventions of human language. or following the stylistic conventions of human language.
@end itemize @end itemize
@anchor{Glossary - Text-only Terminal} @anchor{Glossary - Text Terminal}
@item Text-only Terminal @item Text Terminal
A text-only terminal is a display that is limited to displaying text in A text terminal, or character terminal, is a display that is limited
character units. Such a terminal cannot control individual pixels it to displaying text in character units. Such a terminal cannot control
displays. Emacs supports a subset of display features on text-only individual pixels it displays. Emacs supports a subset of display
terminals. features on text terminals.
@item Text Properties @item Text Properties
Text properties are annotations recorded for particular characters in Text properties are annotations recorded for particular characters in
...@@ -1384,7 +1384,7 @@ displaying it. @xref{Continuation Lines,Truncation}, and ...@@ -1384,7 +1384,7 @@ displaying it. @xref{Continuation Lines,Truncation}, and
@ref{Glossary - Continuation Line}. @ref{Glossary - Continuation Line}.
@item TTY @item TTY
@xref{Glossary - Text-only Terminal}. @xref{Glossary - Text Terminal}.
@item Undoing @item Undoing
Undoing means making your previous editing go in reverse, bringing Undoing means making your previous editing go in reverse, bringing
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...@@ -1405,7 +1405,7 @@ signaled.) Currently, this feature is mainly useful for developers. ...@@ -1405,7 +1405,7 @@ signaled.) Currently, this feature is mainly useful for developers.
the shell command @samp{emacsclient @var{file}}, where @var{file} is a the shell command @samp{emacsclient @var{file}}, where @var{file} is a
file name. This connects to an Emacs server, and tells that Emacs file name. This connects to an Emacs server, and tells that Emacs
process to visit @var{file} in one of its existing frames---either a process to visit @var{file} in one of its existing frames---either a
graphical frame, or one in a text-only terminal (@pxref{Frames}). You graphical frame, or one in a text terminal (@pxref{Frames}). You
can then select that frame to begin editing. can then select that frame to begin editing.
If there is no Emacs server, the @command{emacsclient} program halts If there is no Emacs server, the @command{emacsclient} program halts
...@@ -1415,12 +1415,12 @@ Server})---then Emacs opens a frame on the terminal in which you ...@@ -1415,12 +1415,12 @@ Server})---then Emacs opens a frame on the terminal in which you
called @command{emacsclient}. called @command{emacsclient}.
You can also force @command{emacsclient} to open a new frame on a You can also force @command{emacsclient} to open a new frame on a
graphical display, or on a text-only terminal, using the @samp{-c} and graphical display, or on a text terminal, using the @samp{-c} and
@samp{-t} options. @xref{emacsclient Options}. @samp{-t} options. @xref{emacsclient Options}.
If you are running on a single text-only terminal, you can switch If you are running on a single text terminal, you can switch between
between @command{emacsclient}'s shell and the Emacs server using one @command{emacsclient}'s shell and the Emacs server using one of two
of two methods: (i) run the Emacs server and @command{emacsclient} on methods: (i) run the Emacs server and @command{emacsclient} on
different virtual terminals, and switch to the Emacs server's virtual different virtual terminals, and switch to the Emacs server's virtual
terminal after calling @command{emacsclient}; or (ii) call terminal after calling @command{emacsclient}; or (ii) call
@command{emacsclient} from within the Emacs server itself, using Shell @command{emacsclient} from within the Emacs server itself, using Shell
...@@ -1511,8 +1511,8 @@ buffer (@pxref{Buffers}). See below for the special behavior of ...@@ -1511,8 +1511,8 @@ buffer (@pxref{Buffers}). See below for the special behavior of
@kbd{C-x C-c} in a client frame. @kbd{C-x C-c} in a client frame.
On GNU and Unix systems, Emacs can create a graphical frame even if it On GNU and Unix systems, Emacs can create a graphical frame even if it
was started in a text-only terminal, provided it is able to connect to was started in a text terminal, provided it is able to connect to a
a graphical display. On systems such as MS-Windows, it cannot create graphical display. On systems such as MS-Windows, it cannot create
graphical frames if it was started from a text terminal graphical frames if it was started from a text terminal
(@pxref{Windows Startup, emacsclient}). If Emacs cannot connect to a (@pxref{Windows Startup, emacsclient}). If Emacs cannot connect to a
graphical display for any reason, it instead creates a new client graphical display for any reason, it instead creates a new client
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@cindex frames on MS-DOS @cindex frames on MS-DOS
The MS-DOS terminal can only display a single frame at a time. The The MS-DOS terminal can only display a single frame at a time. The
Emacs frame facilities work on MS-DOS much as they do on text-only Emacs frame facilities work on MS-DOS much as they do on text
terminals terminals
@iftex @iftex
(@pxref{Frames,,,emacs, the Emacs Manual}). (@pxref{Frames,,,emacs, the Emacs Manual}).
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...@@ -121,8 +121,8 @@ Emacs will always create a new text-mode frame in the same ...@@ -121,8 +121,8 @@ Emacs will always create a new text-mode frame in the same
created only if the server runs in a GUI session. Similarly, if you created only if the server runs in a GUI session. Similarly, if you
invoke @command{emacsclient} with the @option{-t} option, Emacs will invoke @command{emacsclient} with the @option{-t} option, Emacs will
create a GUI frame if the server runs in a GUI session, or a text-mode create a GUI frame if the server runs in a GUI session, or a text-mode
frame when the session runs in text-only mode in a @dfn{Command frame when the session runs in text mode in a @dfn{Command Prompt}
Prompt} window. @xref{emacsclient Options}. window. @xref{emacsclient Options}.
@node Text and Binary @node Text and Binary
@section Text Files and Binary Files @section Text Files and Binary Files
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@item @item
You can display non-@acronym{ASCII} characters encoded by the various You can display non-@acronym{ASCII} characters encoded by the various
scripts. This works by using appropriate fonts on graphics displays scripts. This works by using appropriate fonts on graphics displays
(@pxref{Defining Fontsets}), and by sending special codes to text-only (@pxref{Defining Fontsets}), and by sending special codes to text
displays (@pxref{Terminal Coding}). If some characters are displayed displays (@pxref{Terminal Coding}). If some characters are displayed
incorrectly, refer to @ref{Undisplayable Characters}, which describes incorrectly, refer to @ref{Undisplayable Characters}, which describes
possible problems and explains how to solve them. possible problems and explains how to solve them.
...@@ -210,7 +210,7 @@ What keys to type to input the character in the current input method ...@@ -210,7 +210,7 @@ What keys to type to input the character in the current input method
@item @item
If you are running Emacs on a graphical display, the font name and If you are running Emacs on a graphical display, the font name and
glyph code for the character. If you are running Emacs on a text-only glyph code for the character. If you are running Emacs on a text
terminal, the code(s) sent to the terminal. terminal, the code(s) sent to the terminal.
@item @item
...@@ -1543,9 +1543,9 @@ examples are: ...@@ -1543,9 +1543,9 @@ examples are: