Commit 4d6e212f authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman

(Overlay Properties): Clarify `evaporate' property.

parent 2389f143
......@@ -1129,7 +1129,9 @@ sense---only on the screen.
@item evaporate
@kindex evaporate @r{(overlay property)}
If this property is non-@code{nil}, the overlay is deleted automatically
if it ever becomes empty (i.e., if it spans no characters).
if it becomes empty (i.e., if its length becomes zero). However,
if the overlay is @emph{already} empty, @code{evaporate} does not
delete it.
@item local-map
@cindex keymap of character (and overlays)
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