Commit 0f91f03c authored by Xue Fuqiao's avatar Xue Fuqiao
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* doc/emacs/glossary.texi (Glossary): Add some entries.

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2013-07-28 Xue Fuqiao <>
* glossary.texi (Glossary): Add some entries.
2013-07-27 Xue Fuqiao <>
* maintaining.texi (VC Directory Commands): Mention `D' and `L' in
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@c See file emacs.texi for copying conditions.
@node Glossary
@unnumbered Glossary
@cindex glossary
@table @asis
......@@ -18,7 +19,10 @@ Aborting means getting out of a recursive edit (q.v.). The
commands @kbd{C-]} and @kbd{M-x top-level} are used for this.
@c FIXME? Active Region
@item Active Region
Setting the mark (q.v.) at a position in the text also activates it.
When the mark is active, we call the region an active region.
@item Alt
Alt is the name of a modifier bit that a keyboard input character may
......@@ -183,6 +187,11 @@ particular alphabet or script. @xref{International}.
@item Character Terminal
@xref{Glossary---Text Terminal}.
@item Chord
A chord is a key sequence (q.v.) in which the keys are pressed at the
same time. For example: @kbd{S-M-C-a}. You can hold down a chord to
repeat its command.
@item Click Event
A click event is the kind of input event (q.v.@:) generated when you
press a mouse button and release it without moving the mouse.
......@@ -1365,7 +1374,10 @@ are not in a recursive editing level (q.v.@:) or the minibuffer
(q.v.), and not in the middle of a command. You can get back to top
level by aborting (q.v.@:) and quitting (q.v.). @xref{Quitting}.
@c FIXME? Transient Mark Mode
@item Transient Mark Mode
Transient Mark mode gives you much of the standard
selection-highlighting behavior of other editors. In GNU Emacs 23 and
onwards, it is enabled by default. @xref{Disabled Transient Mark}.
@item Transposition
Transposing two units of text means putting each one into the place
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