Commit 4fb04348 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

(Creating Frames): Document frame-inherited-parameters.

(Parameter Access): Document set-frame-parameter.
parent ee666f84
2008-10-15 Eli Zaretskii <>
* frames.texi (Creating Frames): Document frame-inherited-parameters.
(Parameter Access): Document set-frame-parameter.
* variables.texi (Creating Buffer-Local): Add an xref to "Setting
Hooks" for the effect of kill-all-local-variables on local hook
......@@ -98,6 +98,12 @@ variable @code{default-frame-alist}; parameters not specified even there
default from the standard X resources or whatever is used instead on
your system.
After the frame is created, this function applies to it the
parameters, if any, listed in the value of
@code{frame-inherited-parameters} (see below) and not present in the
argument, taking the values from the frame that was selected when
@code{make-frame} was called.
The set of possible parameters depends in principle on what kind of
window system Emacs uses to display its frames. @xref{Window Frame
Parameters}, for documentation of individual parameters you can specify.
......@@ -120,6 +126,15 @@ Each function in @code{after-make-frame-functions} receives one argument, the
frame just created.
@end defvar
@defvar frame-inherited-parameters
This variable specifies the list of frame parameters that a newly
created frame inherits from the currently selected frame. For each
parameter (a symbol) that is an element in the list and is not present
in the argument to @code{make-frame}, the function sets the value of
that parameter in the created frame to its value in the selected
@end defvar
@node Multiple Displays
@section Multiple Displays
@cindex multiple X displays
......@@ -258,6 +273,12 @@ You can use this function to define frame-local bindings for
variables, see @ref{Frame-Local Variables}.
@end defun
@defun set-frame-parameter frame parm value
This function sets the the frame parameter @var{parm} to the specified
@var{value}. If @var{frame} is @code{nil}, it defaults to the
selected frame.
@end defun
@defun modify-all-frames-parameters alist
This function alters the frame parameters of all existing frames
according to @var{alist}, then modifies @code{default-frame-alist}
......@@ -1118,9 +1118,11 @@ Use this instead of "~/.emacs.d".
property, `kill-all-local-variables' does not remove it from the local
value of the hook variable; it remains even if you change major modes.
** `frame-inherited-parameters' lets new frames inherit parameters from
the selected frame.
** New keymap `input-decode-map' overrides like key-translation-map, but
applies before function-key-map. Also it is terminal-local contrary to
key-translation-map. Terminal-specific key-sequences are generally added to
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