Commit 424bc822 authored by Lute Kamstra's avatar Lute Kamstra
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(Mode Line): Say that POS comes before LINE. Mention

`size-indication-mode'.
parent 77d31fb4
......@@ -189,7 +189,7 @@ other windows; see @ref{Optional Mode Line}, for more about this.
Normally, the mode line looks like this:
@example
-@var{cs}:@var{ch} @var{buf} @var{line} @var{pos} (@var{major} @var{minor})------
-@var{cs}:@var{ch} @var{buf} @var{pos} @var{line} (@var{major} @var{minor})------
@end example
@noindent
......@@ -211,19 +211,20 @@ cursor is in) is also Emacs's current buffer, the one that editing
takes place in. When we speak of what some command does to ``the
buffer,'' we are talking about the current buffer.
@var{line} is @samp{L} followed by the current line number of point.
This is present when Line Number mode is enabled (which it normally is).
You can optionally display the current column number too, by turning on
Column Number mode (which is not enabled by default because it is
somewhat slower). @xref{Optional Mode Line}.
@var{pos} tells you whether there is additional text above the top of
the window, or below the bottom. If your buffer is small and it is all
visible in the window, @var{pos} is @samp{All}. Otherwise, it is
@samp{Top} if you are looking at the beginning of the buffer, @samp{Bot}
if you are looking at the end of the buffer, or @samp{@var{nn}%}, where
@var{nn} is the percentage of the buffer above the top of the
window.@refill
@var{nn} is the percentage of the buffer above the top of the window.
With Size Indication mode, you can display the size of the buffer as
well. @xref{Optional Mode Line}.
@var{line} is @samp{L} followed by the current line number of point.
This is present when Line Number mode is enabled (which it normally is).
You can optionally display the current column number too, by turning on
Column Number mode (which is not enabled by default because it is
somewhat slower). @xref{Optional Mode Line}.
@var{major} is the name of the @dfn{major mode} in effect in the
buffer. At any time, each buffer is in one and only one of the possible
......@@ -303,8 +304,9 @@ formats by setting each of the variables @code{eol-mnemonic-unix},
@xref{Variables}, for an explanation of how to set variables.
@xref{Optional Mode Line}, for features that add other handy
information to the mode line, such as the current column number of
point, the current time, and whether new mail for you has arrived.
information to the mode line, such as the size of the buffer, the
current column number of point, the current time, and whether new mail
for you has arrived.
The mode line is mouse-sensitive; when you move the mouse across
various parts of it, Emacs displays help text to say what a click in
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