Commit 221bb7f6 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(Communication Coding): Fix wording of last change.

parent 48b0e82e
2007-11-17 Eli Zaretskii <>
* mule.texi (Communication Coding): Fix wording of last change.
2007-11-16 Werner Lemberg <>
* custom.texi (Specifying File Variables), major.texi (Choosing
......@@ -1087,13 +1087,18 @@ you override it by using the command again. The command @kbd{C-x
coding system for the next selection made in Emacs or read by Emacs.
@vindex x-select-request-type
The variable @code{x-select-request-type} specifies a data type of
selection to request for receiving the text from the other
applications. The default value is nil, which means Emacs tries
`COMPOUND_TEXT' and `UTF8_STRING', and use the more appropriate
result. You can explicitly specify the data type by setting the
variable to one of the followings:
The variable @code{x-select-request-type} specifies the data type to
request from the X Window System for receiving text selections from
other applications. If the value is @code{nil} (the default), Emacs
tries @code{COMPOUND_TEXT} and @code{UTF8_STRING}, in this order, and
uses various heuristics to choose the more appropriate of the two
results; if none of these succeed, Emacs falls back on @code{STRING}.
If the value of @code{x-select-request-type} is one of the symbols
@code{COMPOUND_TEXT}, @code{UTF8_STRING}, @code{STRING}, or
@code{TEXT}, Emacs uses only that request type. If the value is a
list of some of these symbols, Emacs tries only the request types in
the list, in order, until one of them succeeds, or until the list is
@kindex C-x RET p
@findex set-buffer-process-coding-system
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