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