Commit 2735e109 authored by Kim F. Storm's avatar Kim F. Storm

(Refresh Screen): Clarify force-window-update.

(Truncation): "Normally" indicated by fringe arrows.
parent 5a1048a5
......@@ -59,8 +59,8 @@ This function clears and redisplays all visible frames.
redisplay is done, but does not clear them first.
@defun force-window-update &optional object
This function forces redisplay of some or all windows. If
@var{object} is a window, it forces redisplay of that window. If
This function forces some or all windows to be updated on next redisplay.
If @var{object} is a window, it forces redisplay of that window. If
@var{object} is a buffer or buffer name, it forces redisplay of all
windows displaying that buffer. If @var{object} is @code{nil} (or
omitted), it forces redisplay of all windows.
......@@ -128,11 +128,14 @@ pending, use @code{(sit-for -1)}.
When a line of text extends beyond the right edge of a window, the
line can either be continued on the next screen line, or truncated to
one screen line. The additional screen lines used to display a long
text line are called @dfn{continuation} lines. Normally, a @samp{$} in
the rightmost column of the window indicates truncation; a @samp{\} on
the rightmost column indicates a line that ``wraps'' onto the next line,
which is also called @dfn{continuing} the line. (The display table can
specify alternative indicators; see @ref{Display Tables}.)
text line are called @dfn{continuation} lines. Normally, tiny arrow images
are displayed in the window fringes to indicate truncated and continued
lines (*note Fringes).
On a text terminal, a `$' in the rightmost column of the window
indicates truncation; a `\' on the rightmost column indicates a
continued line that "wraps" onto the next line. (The display table can
specify alternative indicators; see *Note Display Tables.)
On a graphical display, the @samp{$} and @samp{\} indicators are
replaced with arrow images displayed in the window fringes
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