Commit 6e9bad14 authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong
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* lisp/simple.el (deactivate-mark): Doc fix (Bug#8614).

parent 93376c5b
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2012-01-28 Chong Yidong <>
* simple.el (deactivate-mark): Doc fix (Bug#8614).
* tooltip.el (tooltip-mode): Doc fix.
(tooltip-use-echo-area): Mark as obsolete (Bug#6595).
......@@ -3751,10 +3751,18 @@ a mistake; see the documentation of `set-mark'."
(signal 'mark-inactive nil)))
(defsubst deactivate-mark (&optional force)
"Deactivate the mark by setting `mark-active' to nil.
Unless FORCE is non-nil, this function does nothing if Transient
Mark mode is disabled.
This function also runs `deactivate-mark-hook'."
"Deactivate the mark.
If Transient Mark mode is disabled, this function normally does
nothing; but if FORCE is non-nil, it deactivates the mark anyway.
Deactivating the mark sets `mark-active' to nil, updates the
primary selection according to `select-active-regions', and runs
If Transient Mark mode was temporarily enabled, reset the value
of the variable `transient-mark-mode'; if this causes Transient
Mark mode to be disabled, don't change `mark-active' to nil or
run `deactivate-mark-hook'."
(when (or transient-mark-mode force)
(when (and (if (eq select-active-regions 'only)
(eq (car-safe transient-mark-mode) 'only)
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