Commit 3d9a3367 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman

Small clarifications.

parent b4809257
......@@ -50,9 +50,9 @@ The following commands are useful for viewing screenfuls:
Find the cursor again and notice that the same text
is near the cursor now.
You can also use the PageUp and PageDn keys to do scrolling, if your
terminal has them, but you can edit more efficiently if you use C-v
and M-v.
You can also use the PageUp and PageDn keys to move by screenfuls, if
your terminal has them, but you can edit more efficiently if you use
C-v and M-v.
* BASIC CURSOR CONTROL
......@@ -352,10 +352,10 @@ You've now learned the most basic way of typing something in
Emacs and correcting errors. You can delete by words or lines
as well. Here is a summary of the delete operations:
<Delback> delete the character just before the cursor
<Delback> delete the character just before the cursor
C-d delete the next character after the cursor
M-<Delback> kill the word immediately before the cursor
M-<Delback> kill the word immediately before the cursor
M-d kill the next word after the cursor
C-k kill from the cursor position to end of line
......@@ -384,8 +384,8 @@ can be reinserted, whereas "deleted" things cannot be reinserted.
Reinsertion of killed text is called "yanking". Generally, the
commands that can remove a lot of text kill the text (they set up so
that you can yank the text), while the commands that remove just one
character, or just blank lines and spaces, do deletion (so you cannot
yank that text).
character, or only remove blank lines and spaces, do deletion (so you
cannot yank that text).
>> Move the cursor to the beginning of a line which is not empty.
Then type C-k to kill the text on that line.
......@@ -402,8 +402,8 @@ Bringing back killed text is called "yanking". (Think of it as
yanking back, or pulling back, some text that was taken away.) You
can yank the killed text either at the same place where it was killed,
or at some other place in the buffer, or even in a different file.
You can yank the text several times, which makes multiple copies of
it.
You can yank the same text several times; that makes multiple copies
of it.
The command for yanking is C-y. It reinserts the last killed text,
at the current cursor position.
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