Commit a3468351 authored by Lars Hansen's avatar Lars Hansen
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(Saving Buffers): Correct description of `write-contents-functions'.

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......@@ -416,11 +416,12 @@ Even though this is not a normal hook, you can use @code{add-hook} and
@c Emacs 19 feature
@defvar write-contents-functions
This works just like @code{write-file-functions}, but it is intended for
hooks that pertain to the contents of the file, as opposed to hooks that
pertain to where the file came from. Such hooks are usually set up by
hooks that pertain to the contents of the buffer, as opposed to hooks that
pertain to the file the buffers visits. Such hooks are usually set up by
major modes, as buffer-local bindings for this variable. If any of the
functions in this hook returns non-@code{nil}, @code{write-file-functions}
is not run.
functions in this hook returns non-@code{nil}, the file is considered
already written and the rest are not called and neither are the functions
in @code{write-file-functions}.
This variable automatically becomes buffer-local whenever it is set;
switching to a new major mode always resets this variable, but
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