Commit 713d2b54 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Top): Add xref to Mac chapter; explain Windows better.

(Intro): Refer to "graphical" terminals, rather than X.
parent 589a3f9f
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This manual documents the use and simple customization of the Emacs
editor. The reader is not expected to be a programmer; simple
customizations do not require programming skill. But the user who is not
customizations do not require programming skill. The user who is not
interested in customizing can ignore the scattered customization hints.
This is primarily a reference manual, but can also be used as a
......@@ -959,12 +959,14 @@ TM-165, @cite{A Cookbook for an Emacs}, by Craig Finseth, available from
Publications Department, Laboratory for Computer Science, 545 Tech Square,
Cambridge, MA 02139, USA@. The price today is $3.
This edition of the manual is intended for use with GNU Emacs installed
on GNU and Unix systems. GNU Emacs can also be used on VMS, MS-DOS
(also called MS-DOG), Windows NT, and Windows 95 systems. Those systems use
different file name syntax; in addition, VMS and MS-DOS do not support
all GNU Emacs features. We don't try to describe VMS usage in this
manual. @xref{MS-DOS}, for information about using Emacs on MS-DOS.
This edition of the manual is intended for use with GNU Emacs
installed on GNU and Unix systems. GNU Emacs can also be used on VMS,
MS-DOS (also called MS-DOG), Microsoft Windows, and Macintosh systems.
Those systems use different file name syntax; in addition, VMS and
MS-DOS do not support all GNU Emacs features. @xref{MS-DOS}, for
information about using Emacs on MS-DOS and Windows. @xref{Mac OS},
for information about using Emacs on Macintosh. We don't try to
describe VMS usage in this manual.
@end iftex
@node Distrib, Intro, Top, Top
......@@ -1146,11 +1148,11 @@ can write an extension, anybody can use it afterward. @xref{Top,
Emacs Lisp Intro, Preface, eintr, An Introduction to Programming in
Emacs Lisp}, if you want to learn Emacs Lisp programming.
When run under the X Window System, Emacs provides its own menus and
convenient bindings to mouse buttons. But Emacs can provide many of the
benefits of a window system on a text-only terminal. For instance, you
can look at or edit several files at once, move text between files, and
edit files while running shell commands.
When running on a graphics terminal, Emacs provides its own menus
and convenient handling of mouse buttons. But Emacs provides many of
the benefits of a window system even on a text-only terminal. For
instance, you can look at or edit several files at once, move text
between files, and edit files while running shell commands.
@include screen.texi
@include commands.texi
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