Commit 9c51bbaa authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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lispref minibuf.texi small edit

* doc/lispref/minibuf.texi (Intro to Minibuffers):
Tweak discussion of resizing minibuffer window.
parent dae39d9c
2012-04-21 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* minibuf.texi (Intro to Minibuffers):
Tweak discussion of resizing minibuffer window.
2012-04-20 Chong Yidong <cyd@gnu.org>
* processes.texi (Asynchronous Processes): Mention nil argument to
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......@@ -58,16 +58,17 @@ including @code{beginning-of-line}, @code{forward-word},
@code{forward-sentence}, and @code{forward-paragraph}, stop at the
boundary between the prompt and the actual text.
@c See http://debbugs.gnu.org/11276
The minibuffer's window is normally a single line; it grows
automatically if the contents require more space. You can explicitly
@c FIXME? Works in 23.4, not 24.0.95. (Bug#11276)
resize it temporarily with the window sizing commands; it reverts to
its normal size when the minibuffer is exited. You can resize it
@c FIXME? Doesn't work in any version of Emacs?
automatically if the contents require more space. Whilst it is
active, you can explicitly resize it temporarily with the window
sizing commands; it reverts to its normal size when the minibuffer is
exited. When the minibuffer is not active, you can resize it
permanently by using the window sizing commands in the frame's other
window, when the minibuffer is not active. If the frame contains just
a minibuffer, you can change the minibuffer's size by changing the
frame's size.
window, or dragging the mode line with the mouse. (Due to details of
the current implementation, for this to work @code{resize-mini-windows}
must be @code{nil}.) If the frame contains just a minibuffer, you can
change the minibuffer's size by changing the frame's size.
Use of the minibuffer reads input events, and that alters the values
of variables such as @code{this-command} and @code{last-command}
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