Commit 3f9be7ce authored by Luc Teirlinck's avatar Luc Teirlinck
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(Backup Deletion): Correct description of `delete-old-versions'.

(Time Stamps): `time-stamp' needs to be added to `before-save-hook'.
(Auto Save Files): Recommend `auto-save-mode' to reenable
auto-saving, rather than the abbreviation `auto-save'.
parent fcaf7de9
2004-08-20 Luc Teirlinck <teirllm@auburn.edu>
* files.texi (Backup Deletion): Correct description of
`delete-old-versions'.
(Time Stamps): `time-stamp' needs to be added to `before-save-hook'.
(Auto Save Files): Recommend `auto-save-mode' to reenable
auto-saving, rather than the abbreviation `auto-save'.
2004-08-17 Luc Teirlinck <teirllm@auburn.edu>
* emacs.texi (Top): Mention "cutting" and "pasting" as synonyms
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@c This is part of the Emacs manual.
@c Copyright (C) 1985,86,87,93,94,95,97,99, 2000, 2001
@c Copyright (C) 1985,86,87,93,94,95,97,99, 2000, 2001, 2004
@c Free Software Foundation, Inc.
@c See file emacs.texi for copying conditions.
@node Files, Buffers, Keyboard Macros, Top
......@@ -625,9 +625,10 @@ made backup is included in the count in @code{kept-new-versions}. By
default, both variables are 2.
@vindex delete-old-versions
If @code{delete-old-versions} is non-@code{nil}, Emacs deletes the
excess backup files silently. If it is @code{nil}, the default, Emacs
asks you whether it should delete the excess backup versions.
If @code{delete-old-versions} is @code{t}, Emacs deletes the excess
backup files silently. If it is @code{nil}, the default, Emacs asks
you whether it should delete the excess backup versions. If it has
any other value, then Emacs never automatically deletes backups.
Dired's @kbd{.} (Period) command can also be used to delete old versions.
@xref{Dired Deletion}.
......@@ -836,7 +837,7 @@ Time-stamp: " "
@end example
Then add the hook function @code{time-stamp} to the hook
@code{write-file-functions}; that hook function will automatically update
@code{before-save-hook}; that hook function will automatically update
the time stamp, inserting the current date and time when you save the
file. You can also use the command @kbd{M-x time-stamp} to update the
time stamp manually. For other customizations, see the Custom group
......@@ -942,7 +943,7 @@ when they are auto-saved, the auto-save file name is made by appending
@samp{#} to the front and rear of buffer name, then
adding digits and letters at the end for uniqueness. For
example, the @samp{*mail*} buffer in which you compose messages to be
sent might auto-saved in a file named @file{#*mail*#704juu}. Auto-save file
sent might be auto-saved in a file named @file{#*mail*#704juu}. Auto-save file
names are made this way unless you reprogram parts of Emacs to do
something different (the functions @code{make-auto-save-file-name} and
@code{auto-save-file-name-p}). The file name to be used for auto-saving
......@@ -962,7 +963,7 @@ save turns off temporarily in that buffer. This is because if you
deleted the text unintentionally, you might find the auto-save file more
useful if it contains the deleted text. To reenable auto-saving after
this happens, save the buffer with @kbd{C-x C-s}, or use @kbd{C-u 1 M-x
auto-save}.
auto-save-mode}.
@vindex auto-save-visited-file-name
If you want auto-saving to be done in the visited file rather than
......@@ -1567,7 +1568,7 @@ the revision denoted on the current line was committed.
@item
Pressing @kbd{L} shows the log of the revision at line. This is
useful to see the author's description of the changes that occured
useful to see the author's description of the changes that occurred
when the revision denoted on the current line was committed.
@item
......@@ -1585,7 +1586,7 @@ use once a day.
@menu
* Registering:: Putting a file under version control.
* VC Status:: Viewing the VC status of files.
* VC Undo:: Cancelling changes before or after check-in.
* VC Undo:: Canceling changes before or after check-in.
* VC Dired Mode:: Listing files managed by version control.
* VC Dired Commands:: Commands to use in a VC Dired buffer.
@end menu
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