Commit 6fdc249f authored by Erik Naggum's avatar Erik Naggum
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(buffer-display-table): Document new implementation.

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"Display table that controls display of the contents of current buffer.\n\
Automatically becomes buffer-local when set in any fashion.\n\
The display table is a vector created with `make-display-table'.\n\
The first 256 elements control how to display each possible text character.\n\
Each value should be a vector of characters or nil;\n\
The display table is a char-table created with `make-display-table'.\n\
The ordinary char-table elements control how to display each possible text\n\
character. Each value should be a vector of characters or nil;\n\
nil means display the character in the default fashion.\n\
The remaining six elements control the display of\n\
the end of a truncated screen line (element 256, a single character);\n\
the end of a continued line (element 257, a single character);\n\
There are six extra slots to control the display of\n\
the end of a truncated screen line (extra-slot 0, a single character);\n\
the end of a continued line (extra-slot 1, a single character);\n\
the escape character used to display character codes in octal\n\
(element 258, a single character);\n\
the character used as an arrow for control characters (element 259,\n\
(extra-slot 2, a single character);\n\
the character used as an arrow for control characters (extra-slot 3,\n\
a single character);\n\
the decoration indicating the presence of invisible lines (element 260,\n\
the decoration indicating the presence of invisible lines (extra-slot 4,\n\
a vector of characters);\n\
the character used to draw the border between side-by-side windows\n\
(element 261, a single character).\n\
(extra-slot 5, a single character).\n\
See also the functions `display-table-slot' and `set-display-table-slot'.\n\
If this variable is nil, the value of `standard-display-table' is used.\n\
Each window can have its own, overriding display table.");
#endif
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