Commit 8c1d7d60 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(Killing): Document kill-read-only-ok.

parent 51e066d2
......@@ -35,6 +35,13 @@ text in the buffer.) If you do a kill or delete command by mistake, you
can use the @kbd{C-x u} (@code{undo}) command to undo it
(@pxref{Undo}).
@vindex kill-read-only-ok
@cindex read-only text, killing
By default, Emacs does not allow to kill text in read-only buffers.
Setting the variable @code{kill-read-only-ok} to a non-@code{nil} value
overrides that. To alert you to the fact that you killed read-only
text, Emacs prints a message to that effect in the echo area.
The delete commands include @kbd{C-d} (@code{delete-char}) and
@key{DEL} (@code{delete-backward-char}), which delete only one character at
a time, and those commands that delete only spaces or newlines. Commands
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