Commit 7e03f4c8 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(man): Mention Man-switches in the doc string.

(Man-switches): Mention -a in the doc string.
parent 2b2eabed
2001-08-01 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@is.elta.co.il>
 
* man.el (man): Mention Man-switches in the doc string.
(Man-switches): Mention -a in the doc string.
* textmodes/ispell.el (ispell-alternate-dictionary): Add
/usr/share/lib/dict/words, for Irix.
 
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......@@ -285,7 +285,10 @@ This regular expression should start with a `^' character.")
"Regular expression describing a reference in the SEE ALSO section.")
(defvar Man-switches ""
"Switches passed to the man command, as a single string.")
"Switches passed to the man command, as a single string.
If you want to be able to see all the manpages for a subject you type,
make -a one of the switches, if your `man' program supports it.")
(defvar Man-specified-section-option
(if (string-match "-solaris[0-9.]*$" system-configuration)
......@@ -549,7 +552,9 @@ results in a Man mode (manpage browsing) buffer. See variable
If a buffer already exists for this man page, it will display immediately.
To specify a man page from a certain section, type SUBJECT(SECTION) or
SECTION SUBJECT when prompted for a manual entry."
SECTION SUBJECT when prompted for a manual entry. To see manpages from
all sections related to a subject, put something appropriate into the
`Man-switches' variable, which see."
(interactive
(list (let* ((default-entry (Man-default-man-entry))
(input (read-string
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