Commit 0efda3ff authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman

Make quoting more uniform.

parent 9234c238
......@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ commands for operating on the blank lines in the buffer.
@item Buffer
The buffer is the basic editing unit; one buffer corresponds to one text
being edited. You can have several buffers, but at any time you are
editing only one, the `selected' buffer, though several can be visible
editing only one, the `current buffer,' though several can be visible
when you are using multiple windows (q.v.). Most buffers are visiting
(q.v.@:) some file. @xref{Buffers}.
......@@ -206,7 +206,7 @@ The cursor is the rectangle on the screen which indicates the position
called point (q.v.@:) at which insertion and deletion takes place.
The cursor is on or under the character that follows point. Often
people speak of `the cursor' when, strictly speaking, they mean
`point'. @xref{Basic,Cursor,Basic Editing}.
`point.' @xref{Basic,Cursor,Basic Editing}.
@item Customization
Customization is making minor changes in the way Emacs works. It is
......@@ -369,8 +369,8 @@ A function key is a key on the keyboard that sends input but does not
correspond to any character. @xref{Function Keys}.
@item Global
Global means `independent of the current environment; in effect
throughout Emacs'. It is the opposite of local (q.v.@:). Particular
Global means ``independent of the current environment; in effect
throughout Emacs.'' It is the opposite of local (q.v.@:). Particular
examples of the use of `global' appear below.
@item Global Abbrev
......@@ -520,7 +520,7 @@ considered lists. Emacs has special commands for many operations on
lists. @xref{Lists}.
@item Local
Local means `in effect only in a particular context'; the relevant
Local means ``in effect only in a particular context''; the relevant
kind of context is a particular function execution, a particular
buffer, or a particular major mode. It is the opposite of `global'
(q.v.@:). Specific uses of `local' in Emacs terminology appear below.
......@@ -590,7 +590,7 @@ words you can click on with the mouse to bring up menus, or you can use
a keyboard interface to navigate it. @xref{Menu Bars}.
@item Message
See `mail'.
See `mail.'
@item Meta
Meta is the name of a modifier bit which a command character may have.
......@@ -699,7 +699,7 @@ character. The terminal's cursor (q.v.@:) indicates the location of
point. @xref{Basic,Point}.
@item Prefix Argument
See `numeric argument'.
See `numeric argument.'
@item Prefix Key
A prefix key is a key sequence (q.v.@:) whose sole function is to
......@@ -772,7 +772,7 @@ correspond to changes that have been made in the text being edited.
@xref{Screen,Redisplay}.
@item Regexp
See `regular expression'.
See `regular expression.'
@item Region
The region is the text between point (q.v.@:) and the mark (q.v.@:).
......@@ -788,10 +788,10 @@ for example, @samp{l[0-9]+} matches @samp{l} followed by one or more
digits. @xref{Regexps}.
@item Repeat Count
See `numeric argument'.
See `numeric argument.'
@item Replacement
See `global substitution'.
See `global substitution.'
@item Restriction
A buffer's restriction is the amount of text, at the beginning or the
......@@ -867,7 +867,7 @@ Emacs has commands for moving by or killing by sentences.
@xref{Sentences}.
@item Sexp
A sexp (short for `s-expression') is the basic syntactic unit of Lisp
A sexp (short for ``s-expression'') is the basic syntactic unit of Lisp
in its textual form: either a list, or Lisp atom. Many Emacs commands
operate on sexps. The term `sexp' is generalized to languages other
than Lisp, to mean a syntactically recognizable expression.
......@@ -951,7 +951,7 @@ two adjacent characters, words, sexps (q.v.@:) or lines
@item Truncation
Truncating text lines in the display means leaving out any text on a
line that does not fit within the right margin of the window
displaying it. See also `continuation line'.
displaying it. See also `continuation line.'
@xref{Basic,Truncation,Basic Editing}.
@item Undoing
......@@ -995,14 +995,14 @@ can display the contents of one buffer (q.v.@:) at any time.
@xref{Windows}, for commands to control the use of windows.
@item Word Abbrev
Synonymous with `abbrev'.
See `abbrev.'
@item Word Search
Word search is searching for a sequence of words, considering the
punctuation between them as insignificant. @xref{Word Search}.
@item WYSIWYG
WYSIWYG stands for `What you see is what you get.' Emacs generally
WYSIWYG stands for ``What you see is what you get.'' Emacs generally
provides WYSIWYG editing for files of characters; in Enriched mode
(@pxref{Formatted Text}), it provides WYSIWYG editing for files that
include text formatting information.
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