Commit 34544152 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(Frames): Mention multiple tty frames.

(Frame Parameters, Parameter Access): Mention frame-local variable bindings.
parent 0f7766a4
......@@ -21,8 +21,12 @@ object that represents a frame on the screen.
@cindex terminal frame
When Emacs runs on a text-only terminal, it starts with one
@dfn{terminal frame}. If you create additional ones, Emacs displays
one and only one at any given time---on the terminal screen, of course.
@dfn{terminal frame}. If you create additional frames on the same
terminal, Emacs displays one and only one at any given time---on that
terminal screen, of course. You can create additional frames, either
text-only or GUI, on other terminals from the same Emacs session.
(This comes in handy when you connect to the same session from several
remote locations.) @c FIXME: Add an xref to multi-tty doc.
@cindex window frame
When Emacs communicates directly with a supported window system, such
......@@ -212,6 +216,9 @@ parameters do something special. If the terminal supports colors, the
parameters @code{foreground-color}, @code{background-color},
@code{background-mode} and @code{display-type} are also meaningful.
You can use frame parameters to define frame-local bindings for
variables. @xref{Frame-Local Variables}.
* Parameter Access:: How to change a frame's parameters.
* Initial Parameters:: Specifying frame parameters when you make a frame.
......@@ -246,6 +253,9 @@ elements of @var{alist}. Each element of @var{alist} has the form
parameter. If you don't mention a parameter in @var{alist}, its value
doesn't change. If @var{frame} is @code{nil}, it defaults to the selected
You can use this function to define frame-local bindings for
variables, see @ref{Frame-Local Variables}.
@end defun
@defun modify-all-frames-parameters alist
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