Commit 33fa6691 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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Minor clarification about insert-buffer.

parent 60370d40
......@@ -478,12 +478,13 @@ copy-to-buffer} is similar except that any existing text in the other
buffer is deleted, so the buffer is left containing just the text newly
copied into it.
To retrieve the accumulated text from another buffer, use the command
@kbd{M-x insert-buffer}; this too takes @var{buffername} as an argument.
It inserts a copy of the text in buffer @var{buffername} into the
selected buffer. You can alternatively select the other buffer for
editing, then optionally move text from it by killing. @xref{Buffers},
for background information on buffers.
To retrieve the accumulated text from another buffer, use the
command @kbd{M-x insert-buffer}; this too takes @var{buffername} as an
argument. It inserts a copy of the whole text in buffer
@var{buffername} into the selected buffer at point, and sets the mark
after the inserted text. Alternatively, you can select the other
buffer for editing, then copy text from it by killing.
@xref{Buffers}, for background information on buffers.
Instead of accumulating text within Emacs, in a buffer, you can append
text directly into a file with @kbd{M-x append-to-file}, which takes
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