Commit 766376c6 authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong
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* dired.texi (Dired Updating): Doc fix.

Fixes: debbugs:11744
parent 7e92a493
2012-11-05 Chong Yidong <cyd@gnu.org>
* dired.texi (Dired Updating): Doc fix (Bug#11744).
2012-10-30 Michael Albinus <michael.albinus@gmx.de>
* trouble.texi (Known Problems): Mention command `debbugs-gnu-usertags'.
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......@@ -1170,17 +1170,17 @@ automatically when you revisit it, by setting the variable
@kindex k @r{(Dired)}
@findex dired-do-kill-lines
To delete the specified @emph{file lines} from the buffer---not
delete the files---type @kbd{k} (@code{dired-do-kill-lines}). Like
To delete @emph{file lines} from the buffer---without actually
deleting the files---type @kbd{k} (@code{dired-do-kill-lines}). Like
the file-operating commands, this command operates on the next @var{n}
files, or on the marked files if any; but it does not operate on the
current file as a last resort.
If you use @kbd{k} with a numeric prefix argument to kill the line
for a file that is a directory, which you have inserted in the Dired
buffer as a subdirectory, it removed that subdirectory line from the
buffer as well. Typing @kbd{C-u k} on the header line for a
subdirectory also removes the subdirectory line from the Dired buffer.
files, or on the marked files if any. However, it does not operate on
the current file, since otherwise mistyping @kbd{k} could be annoying.
If you use @kbd{k} to kill the line for a directory file which you
had inserted in the Dired buffer as a subdirectory
(@pxref{Subdirectories in Dired}), it removes the subdirectory listing
as well. Typing @kbd{C-u k} on the header line for a subdirectory
also removes the subdirectory line from the Dired buffer.
The @kbd{g} command brings back any individual lines that you have
killed in this way, but not subdirectories---you must use @kbd{i} to
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