Commit 444faccc authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong
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(Saving Abbrevs): Note that abbrev file is not loaded in batch mode.

parent 05482eb1
......@@ -216,7 +216,6 @@ once. This command is effective even if Abbrev mode is not enabled.
Expanding any abbrev first runs the hook @code{pre-abbrev-expand-hook}
@need 1500
@node Editing Abbrevs
@section Examining and Editing Abbrevs
......@@ -303,6 +302,7 @@ that, when executed, define the same abbrevs that you currently have.
@findex read-abbrev-file
@findex quietly-read-abbrev-file
@vindex abbrev-file-name
@cindex abbrev file
@kbd{M-x read-abbrev-file} reads a file name using the minibuffer
and then reads the file, defining abbrevs according to the contents of
the file. The function @code{quietly-read-abbrev-file} is similar
......@@ -312,7 +312,9 @@ file. If either of these functions is called with @code{nil} as the
argument, it uses the file name specified in the variable
@code{abbrev-file-name}, which is by default @code{"~/.abbrev_defs"}.
That file is your standard abbrev definition file, and Emacs loads
abbrevs from it automatically when it starts up.
abbrevs from it automatically when it starts up. (As an exception,
Emacs does not load the abbrev file when it is started in batch mode.
@xref{Initial Options}, for a description of batch mode.)
@vindex save-abbrevs
Emacs will offer to save abbrevs automatically if you have changed
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