Commit 1d49d5d9 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Character Type): Clarify that \s is not space if a dash follows.

parent 44d4137c
2005-12-08 Richard M. Stallman <>
* objects.texi (Character Type): Clarify that \s is not space
if a dash follows.
2005-12-05 Richard M. Stallman <>
* windows.texi (Resizing Windows): Delete preserve-before args.
......@@ -291,7 +291,8 @@ you @emph{must} use a second @samp{\} to quote it: @samp{?\\}.
vertical tab, formfeed, space, return, del, and escape as @samp{?\a},
@samp{?\b}, @samp{?\t}, @samp{?\n}, @samp{?\v}, @samp{?\f},
@samp{?\s}, @samp{?\r}, @samp{?\d}, and @samp{?\e}, respectively.
(@samp{?\s} followed by a dash has a different meaning---it applies
the ``super'' modifier to the following character.) Thus,
?\a @result{} 7 ; @r{control-g, @kbd{C-g}}
......@@ -311,7 +312,7 @@ Thus,
These sequences which start with backslash are also known as
@dfn{escape sequences}, because backslash plays the role of an
``escape character''; this terminology has nothing to do with the
character @key{ESC}. @samp{\s} is meant for use only in character
character @key{ESC}. @samp{\s} is meant for use in character
constants; in string constants, just write the space.
@cindex control characters
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