Commit a1055489 authored by Paul Eggert's avatar Paul Eggert

* etc/NEWS: Clarify text-quoting-style and electric-quote-mode.

parent 77419889
......@@ -271,7 +271,8 @@ successive char insertions.
** C-x 8 now has shorthands for these chars:
. As before, you can type C-x 8 C-h to list shorthands.
** New minor mode electric-quote-mode for quoting like this and like this.
** New minor mode electric-quote-mode for quoting like this and like this
as you type.
** New minor mode global-eldoc-mode is enabled by default.
......@@ -909,9 +910,17 @@ when signaling a file error. For example, it now reports "Permission
denied" instead of "permission denied". The old behavior was problematic
in languages like German where downcasing rules depend on grammar.
+++
** New variable text-quoting-style to control how Emacs translates quotes.
Set it to curve for curved single quotes like this, to straight
for straight apostrophes 'like this', and to grave for grave accent
and apostrophe `like this'. The default value nil acts like ‘curve’
if curved single quotes are displayable, and like ‘grave’ otherwise.
Quotes in info files are not translated.
+++
** substitute-command-keys now replaces quotes.
That is, it converts documentation strings' quoting style as per the
That is, it converts documentation strings quoting style as per the
value of ‘text-quoting-style’. Doc strings in source code can use
either curved quotes or grave accent and apostrophe. As before,
isolated apostrophes and characters preceded by \= are output as-is.
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