Commit 3161cd2c authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(Visiting): Document case-insensitive wildcard matching under

find-file-wildcards.
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@cindex wildcard characters in file names
@vindex find-file-wildcards
If the file name you specify contains shell-style wildcard
characters, Emacs visits all the files that match it. Wildcards
include @samp{?}, @samp{*}, and @samp{[@dots{}]} sequences. To enter
the wild card @samp{?} in a file name in the minibuffer, you need to
type @kbd{C-q ?}. @xref{Quoted File Names}, for information on how to
visit a file whose name actually contains wildcard characters. You
can disable the wildcard feature by customizing
@code{find-file-wildcards}.
characters, Emacs visits all the files that match it. (On
case-insensitive filesystems, Emacs matches the wildcards disregarding
the letter case.) Wildcards include @samp{?}, @samp{*}, and
@samp{[@dots{}]} sequences. To enter the wild card @samp{?} in a file
name in the minibuffer, you need to type @kbd{C-q ?}. @xref{Quoted
File Names}, for information on how to visit a file whose name
actually contains wildcard characters. You can disable the wildcard
feature by customizing @code{find-file-wildcards}.
If you visit a file that the operating system won't let you modify,
or that is marked read-only, Emacs makes the buffer read-only too, so
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