Commit a2f2ceaa authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(The Echo Area) <message>: Document message-truncate-lines.

(Glyphs): Document that the glyph table is unused on windowed
displays.
parent bf23b477
......@@ -180,7 +180,7 @@ functions with @code{t} as the stream (@pxref{Output Functions}), or as
follows:
@defun message string &rest arguments
This function displays a one-line message in the echo area. The
This function displays a message in the echo area. The
argument @var{string} is similar to a C language @code{printf} control
string. See @code{format} in @ref{String Conversion}, for the details
on the conversion specifications. @code{message} returns the
......@@ -198,6 +198,13 @@ the echo area has been expanded automatically, this brings it back to
its normal size. If the minibuffer is active, this brings the
minibuffer contents back onto the screen immediately.
@vindex message-truncate-lines
Normally, if the message is longer than one line, the echo area is
resized to display the message in its entirety. But if the variable
@code{message-truncate-lines} is bound to @code{t}, the echo area does
not resize, and the message is truncated, as it was done in Emacs 20
and before.
@example
@group
(message "Minibuffer depth is %d."
......@@ -3298,7 +3305,7 @@ table, which is the value of the variable @code{glyph-table}.
The value of this variable is the current glyph table. It should be a
vector; the @var{g}th element defines glyph code @var{g}. If the value
is @code{nil} instead of a vector, then all glyphs are simple (see
below).
below). The glyph table is not used on windowed displays.
@end defvar
Here are the possible types of elements in the glyph table:
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