Commit 5a43a93c authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(Visiting): Document the file selection dialog popped by C-x C-f.

parent 339b95d5
......@@ -183,6 +183,13 @@ the command with the name of the file you wish to visit, terminated by a
defaulting and completion in the standard manner (@pxref{File Names}).
While in the minibuffer, you can abort @kbd{C-x C-f} by typing @kbd{C-g}.
@cindex file selection dialog
When Emacs is built with a suitable GUI toolkit, it pops up the
standard File Selection dialog of that toolkit instead of prompting for
the file name in the minibuffer. On Unix and GNU/Linux platforms, Emacs
does that when built with LessTif and Motif toolkits; on MS-Windows, the
GUI version does that by default.
Your confirmation that @kbd{C-x C-f} has completed successfully is the
appearance of new text on the screen and a new buffer name in the mode
line. If the specified file does not exist and could not be created, or
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