Commit 6f108a37 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman

Fix typos.

parent 7ecedca6
......@@ -59,8 +59,8 @@ move to a specific place within the text on the screen?
There are several ways you can do this. The most basic way is to use
the commands C-p, C-b, C-f, and C-n. Each of these commands moves the
cursor one row or column in a particular direction on the screen.
Here is a table showing these four commands and shows the directions
they move:
Here is a table showing these four commands and the directions they
move:
Previous line, C-p
:
......@@ -188,7 +188,7 @@ easily learn to use other advanced cursor motion commands as well.
Most Emacs commands accept a numeric argument; for most commands, this
serves as a repeat-count. The way you give a command a repeat count
is by typing C-u and then the digits before you type the command. If
you have a META (or EDIT or ALT) key, there is another alternative way
you have a META (or EDIT or ALT) key, there is another, alternative way
to enter a numeric argument: type the digits while holding down the
META key. We recommend learning the C-u method because it works on
any terminal. The numeric argument is also called a "prefix argument",
......@@ -387,7 +387,7 @@ and spaces, do not save the deleted text.
which follows that line.
Note that a single C-k kills the contents of the line, and a second
C-k kills the line itself, and make all the other lines move up. C-k
C-k kills the line itself, and makes all the other lines move up. C-k
treats a numeric argument specially: it kills that many lines AND
their contents. This is not mere repetition. C-u 2 C-k kills two
lines and their newlines; typing C-k twice would not do that.
......@@ -741,7 +741,7 @@ To view documentation on your current major mode, type C-h m.
>> Type C-x 1 to remove the documentation from the screen.
Major modes are called major because there are also minor modes.
Minor modes are alternatives not to the major modes, just minor
Minor modes are not alternatives to the major modes, just minor
modifications of them. Each minor mode can be turned on or off by
itself, independent of all other minor modes, and independent of your
major mode. So you can use no minor modes, or one minor mode, or any
......@@ -753,7 +753,7 @@ in between words automatically whenever you insert text and make a
line that is too wide.
You can turn Auto Fill mode on by doing M-x auto fill mode<Return>.
When the mode is on, you can turn it off by doing M-x
When the mode is on, you can turn it off again by doing M-x
auto fill mode<Return>. If the mode is off, this command turns it on,
and if the mode is on, this command turns it off. We say that the
command "toggles the mode".
......@@ -810,8 +810,8 @@ you want to search for. <Return> terminates a search.
Did you see what happened? Emacs, in an incremental search, tries to
go to the occurrence of the string that you've typed out so far. To
go to the next occurrence of 'cursor' just type C-s again. If no such
occurrence exists Emacs beeps and tells you the search is currently
"failing", C-g would also terminate the search.
occurrence exists, Emacs beeps and tells you the search is currently
"failing". C-g would also terminate the search.
NOTE: On some systems, typing C-s will freeze the screen and you will
see no further output from Emacs. This indicates that an operating
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