Commit 2726b68b authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman

Explain how splitting windows relates to window-min-height

and window-min-width.
parent 9cee54f8
......@@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ window @var{window} remains the selected window, but occupies only
part of its former screen area. The rest is occupied by a newly created
window which is returned as the value of this function.
If @var{horizontal} is non-@code{nil}, then @var{window} splits into
If @var{horizontal} is non-@code{nil}, then @var{window} splits into
two side by side windows. The original window @var{window} keeps the
leftmost @var{size} columns, and gives the rest of the columns to the
new window. Otherwise, it splits into windows one above the other, and
......@@ -159,13 +159,17 @@ lines to the new window. The original window is therefore the
left-hand or upper of the two, and the new window is the right-hand or
lower.
If @var{window} is omitted or @code{nil}, then the selected window is
If @var{window} is omitted or @code{nil}, then the selected window is
split. If @var{size} is omitted or @code{nil}, then @var{window} is
divided evenly into two parts. (If there is an odd line, it is
allocated to the new window.) When @code{split-window} is called
interactively, all its arguments are @code{nil}.
The following example starts with one window on a screen that is 50
If splitting would result in making a window that is smaller than
@code{window-min-height} or @code{window-min-width}, the function
signals an error and does not split the window at all.
The following example starts with one window on a screen that is 50
lines high by 80 columns wide; then the window is split.
@smallexample
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