Commit 547d6865 authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong
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Document the conversion of kbd into a function.

* doc/emacs/custom.texi (Init Rebinding): kbd is now a function.

* doc/lispref/keymaps.texi (Key Sequences): kbd is now a function.

Fixes: debbugs:13052
parent ff3d86d0
2012-12-02 Chong Yidong <cyd@gnu.org>
* custom.texi (Init Rebinding): kbd is now a function (Bug#13052).
2012-11-18 Dani Moncayo <dmoncayo@gmail.com>
* display.texi (Auto Scrolling): Fix some inaccuracies, plus
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......@@ -1648,7 +1648,7 @@ you can specify them in your initialization file by writing Lisp code.
@findex kbd
There are several ways to write a key binding using Lisp. The
simplest is to use the @code{kbd} macro, which converts a textual
simplest is to use the @code{kbd} function, which converts a textual
representation of a key sequence---similar to how we have written key
sequences in this manual---into a form that can be passed as an
argument to @code{global-set-key}. For example, here's how to bind
......@@ -1676,11 +1676,11 @@ and mouse events:
(global-set-key (kbd "<mouse-2>") 'mouse-save-then-kill)
@end example
Instead of using the @code{kbd} macro, you can use a Lisp string or
vector to specify the key sequence. Using a string is simpler, but
only works for @acronym{ASCII} characters and Meta-modified
@acronym{ASCII} characters. For example, here's how to bind @kbd{C-x
M-l} to @code{make-symbolic-link} (@pxref{Misc File Ops}):
Instead of using @code{kbd}, you can use a Lisp string or vector to
specify the key sequence. Using a string is simpler, but only works
for @acronym{ASCII} characters and Meta-modified @acronym{ASCII}
characters. For example, here's how to bind @kbd{C-x M-l} to
@code{make-symbolic-link} (@pxref{Misc File Ops}):
@example
(global-set-key "\C-x\M-l" 'make-symbolic-link)
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2012-12-02 Chong Yidong <cyd@gnu.org>
* keymaps.texi (Key Sequences): kbd is now a function.
2012-11-23 Martin Rudalics <rudalics@gmx.at>
* windows.texi (Basic Windows): Fix typo.
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......@@ -75,8 +75,8 @@ the vector @code{[?\C-x ?l]} represents the key sequence @kbd{C-x l}.
For examples of key sequences written in string and vector
representations, @ref{Init Rebinding,,, emacs, The GNU Emacs Manual}.
@defmac kbd keyseq-text
This macro converts the text @var{keyseq-text} (a string constant)
@defun kbd keyseq-text
This function converts the text @var{keyseq-text} (a string constant)
into a key sequence (a string or vector constant). The contents of
@var{keyseq-text} should use the same syntax as in the buffer invoked
by the @kbd{C-x C-k @key{RET}} (@code{kmacro-edit-macro}) command; in
......@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ Manual}.
This macro is not meant for use with arguments that vary---only
with string constants.
@end defmac
@end defun
@node Keymap Basics
@section Keymap Basics
......@@ -1294,8 +1294,8 @@ numeric codes for the modifier bits don't appear in compiled files.
The functions below signal an error if @var{keymap} is not a keymap,
or if @var{key} is not a string or vector representing a key sequence.
You can use event types (symbols) as shorthand for events that are
lists. The @code{kbd} macro (@pxref{Key Sequences}) is a convenient
way to specify the key sequence.
lists. The @code{kbd} function (@pxref{Key Sequences}) is a
convenient way to specify the key sequence.
@defun define-key keymap key binding
This function sets the binding for @var{key} in @var{keymap}. (If
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......@@ -709,9 +709,9 @@ The function `user-variable-p' is now an obsolete alias for
+++
** The return values of `defalias', `defun' and `defmacro' have changed,
and are now undefined. For backwards compatibility, defun and
defmacro currently return the name of the newly defined function/macro
but this should not be relied upon.
and are now undefined. For backwards compatibility, `defun' and
`defmacro' currently return the name of the newly defined
function/macro, but this should not be relied upon.
---
** `face-spec-set' no longer sets frame-specific attributes when the
......@@ -958,6 +958,12 @@ takes precedence over most other maps for a short while (normally one key).
+++
** New macros `setq-local' and `defvar-local'.
** Changes to special forms and macros
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*** `defun' and `defmacro' are now macros rather than special forms
+++
*** `kbd' is now a function rather than a macro.
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** New fringe bitmap `exclamation-mark'.
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