Commit 6a080ff1 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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Clarify where insert-abbrevs puts point.

Clarify how C-u - M-/ searches.
parent fde95a28
......@@ -319,7 +319,7 @@ variable @code{save-abbrevs} to @code{nil}.
@findex define-abbrevs
The commands @kbd{M-x insert-abbrevs} and @kbd{M-x define-abbrevs} are
similar to the previous commands but work on text in an Emacs buffer.
@kbd{M-x insert-abbrevs} inserts text into the current buffer before point,
@kbd{M-x insert-abbrevs} inserts text into the current buffer after point,
describing all current abbrev definitions; @kbd{M-x define-abbrevs} parses
the entire current buffer and defines abbrevs accordingly.@refill
......@@ -370,10 +370,12 @@ expressions. If a buffer's name matches any of these regular
expressions, dynamic abbrev expansion skips that buffer.
A negative argument to @kbd{M-/}, as in @kbd{C-u - M-/}, says to
search first for expansions after point, and second for expansions
before point. If you repeat the @kbd{M-/} to look for another
expansion, do not specify an argument. This tries all the expansions
after point and then the expansions before point.
search first for expansions after point, then other buffers, and
consider expansions before point only as a last resort.
If you repeat the @kbd{M-/} to look for another expansion, do not
specify an argument. This tries all the expansions after point and
then the expansions before point.
After you have expanded a dynamic abbrev, you can copy additional
words that follow the expansion in its original context. Simply type
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