Commit 0d224826 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Improve documentation of emacsclient -c and -t on MS-Windows.

 doc/emacs/misc.texi (emacsclient Options): More clarifications about -t
 and -c on MS-Windows.

Fixes: debbugs:11091
parent 8bc53d00
2012-04-01 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* misc.texi (emacsclient Options): More clarifications about -t
and -c on MS-Windows. (Bug#11091)
2012-03-31 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* misc.texi (emacsclient Options): Document peculiarities of new
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......@@ -1506,12 +1506,12 @@ precedence.
Create a new graphical frame, instead of using an existing Emacs
frame. Emacs can create a graphical frame even if it was started in a
text-only terminal, provided it is able to connect to a graphical
display, and provided it can create graphical frames when started from
a text-only terminal. Otherwise@footnote{
This is what happens on MS-Windows.
}, Emacs creates a new text-only terminal frame (@pxref{Frames}). If
you omit a filename argument while supplying the @samp{-c} option, the
new frame displays the @samp{*scratch*} buffer (@pxref{Buffers}).
display. If Emacs is unable to connect to a graphical display, and on
systems, such as MS-Windows, where it cannot create graphical frames
when started from a text-only terminal, it creates a new text-only
terminal frame (@pxref{Frames}). If you omit a filename argument
while supplying the @samp{-c} option, the new frame displays the
@samp{*scratch*} buffer (@pxref{Buffers}).
@item -F @var{alist}
@itemx --frame-parameters=@var{alist}
......@@ -1594,13 +1594,11 @@ server it finds. (This option is not supported on MS-Windows.)
@itemx --tty
@itemx -nw
Create a new Emacs frame on the current text-only terminal, instead of
using an existing Emacs frame. If Emacs can open a text-only terminal
using an existing Emacs frame. Emacs can open a text-only terminal
even if it was started in another text-only terminal, or on a
graphical display, it will create a text-only frame on the current
terminal. Otherwise@footnote{
This is what happens on MS-Windows.
}, it will create a new frame, either GUI or text-only, on the
same terminal where Emacs was started. If you omit a filename
graphical display. On systems, such as MS-Windows, where this is
impossible, Emacs will create a new frame, either GUI or text-only, on
the same terminal where it was started. If you omit a filename
argument while supplying this option, the new frame displays the
@samp{*scratch*} buffer. @xref{Buffers}.
@end table
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