Commit 28ee97c7 authored by Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen's avatar Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
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* variables.texi (Defining Variables): Add an index entry for

`set-variable' (bug#7262).
parent bc92abd2
2011-07-02 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <>
* variables.texi (Defining Variables): Add an index entry for
`set-variable' (bug#7262).
* frames.texi (Basic Parameters): Document the `explicit-name'
parameter (bug#6951).
......@@ -466,6 +466,7 @@ the main benefits of defining the variable.) The documentation is
stored in the symbol's @code{variable-documentation} property. The
Emacs help functions (@pxref{Documentation}) look for this property.
If the documentation string begins with the character @samp{*}, Emacs
allows users to set it interactively using the @code{set-variable}
command. However, you should nearly always use @code{defcustom}
......@@ -584,6 +585,7 @@ is a user option. Aliases of user options are also user options.
@end defun
@kindex variable-interactive
@kindex set-variable
If a user option variable has a @code{variable-interactive} property,
the @code{set-variable} command uses that value to control reading the
new value for the variable. The property's value is used as if it were
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