Commit 8e5b59e1 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(sort-regexp-fields): Doc fix.

parent 1d28946c
...@@ -373,9 +373,9 @@ RECORD-REGEXP specifies the textual units which should be sorted. ...@@ -373,9 +373,9 @@ RECORD-REGEXP specifies the textual units which should be sorted.
For example, to sort lines RECORD-REGEXP would be \"^.*$\" For example, to sort lines RECORD-REGEXP would be \"^.*$\"
KEY specifies the part of each record (ie each match for RECORD-REGEXP) KEY specifies the part of each record (ie each match for RECORD-REGEXP)
is to be used for sorting. is to be used for sorting.
If it is \"\\digit\" then the digit'th \"\\(...\\)\" match field from If it is \"\\\\digit\" then the digit'th \"\\\\(...\\\\)\" match field from
RECORD-REGEXP is used. RECORD-REGEXP is used.
If it is \"\\&\" then the whole record is used. If it is \"\\\\&\" then the whole record is used.
Otherwise, it is a regular-expression for which to search within the record. Otherwise, it is a regular-expression for which to search within the record.
If a match for KEY is not found within a record then that record is ignored. If a match for KEY is not found within a record then that record is ignored.
...@@ -383,7 +383,7 @@ With a negative prefix arg sorts in reverse order. ...@@ -383,7 +383,7 @@ With a negative prefix arg sorts in reverse order.
For example: to sort lines in the region by the first word on each line For example: to sort lines in the region by the first word on each line
starting with the letter \"f\", starting with the letter \"f\",
RECORD-REGEXP would be \"^.*$\" and KEY would be \"\\=\\<f\\w*\\>\"" RECORD-REGEXP would be \"^.*$\" and KEY would be \"\\\\=\\<f\\\\w*\\\\>\""
;; using negative prefix arg to mean "reverse" is now inconsistent with ;; using negative prefix arg to mean "reverse" is now inconsistent with
;; other sort-.*fields functions but then again this was before, since it ;; other sort-.*fields functions but then again this was before, since it
;; didn't use the magnitude of the arg to specify anything. ;; didn't use the magnitude of the arg to specify anything.
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