Commit a419eaa7 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Improve indexing in trouble-related sections of Emacs User manual.

 doc/emacs/trouble.texi (Lossage, DEL Does Not Delete, Stuck Recursive)
 (Screen Garbled, Text Garbled, After a Crash, Emergency Escape)
 (Bug Criteria, Understanding Bug Reporting, Checklist, Service):
 Improve indexing.
parent 157e8cfd
2014-05-02 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* trouble.texi (Lossage, DEL Does Not Delete, Stuck Recursive)
(Screen Garbled, Text Garbled, After a Crash, Emergency Escape)
(Bug Criteria, Understanding Bug Reporting, Checklist, Service):
Improve indexing.
2014-04-29 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* trouble.texi (Quitting, DEL Does Not Delete, Emergency Escape)
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......@@ -135,6 +135,7 @@ facility.
@node Lossage
@section Dealing with Emacs Trouble
@cindex troubleshooting Emacs
This section describes how to recognize and deal with situations in
which Emacs does not work as you expect, such as keyboard code mixups,
......@@ -158,6 +159,7 @@ Emacs.
@subsection If @key{DEL} Fails to Delete
@cindex @key{DEL} vs @key{BACKSPACE}
@cindex @key{BACKSPACE} vs @key{DEL}
@cindex @key{DEL} does not delete
Every keyboard has a large key, usually labeled @key{BACKSPACE},
which is ordinarily used to erase the last character that you typed.
......@@ -212,6 +214,8 @@ Customization}.
@node Stuck Recursive
@subsection Recursive Editing Levels
@cindex stuck in recursive editing
@cindex recursive editing, cannot exit
Recursive editing levels are important and useful features of Emacs, but
they can seem like malfunctions if you do not understand them.
......@@ -225,6 +229,9 @@ top-level}. @xref{Recursive Edit}.
@node Screen Garbled
@subsection Garbage on the Screen
@cindex garbled display
@cindex display, incorrect
@cindex screen display, wrong
If the text on a text terminal looks wrong, the first thing to do is
see whether it is wrong in the buffer. Type @kbd{C-l} to redisplay
......@@ -242,6 +249,8 @@ bug in Emacs that appears for certain terminal types.
@node Text Garbled
@subsection Garbage in the Text
@cindex garbled text
@cindex buffer text garbled
If @kbd{C-l} shows that the text is wrong, first type @kbd{C-h l} to
see what commands you typed to produce the observed results. Then try
......@@ -348,6 +357,7 @@ enable them by running the shell command @samp{ulimit -c unlimited}
@node After a Crash
@subsection Recovery After a Crash
@cindex recovering crashed session
If Emacs or the computer crashes, you can recover the files you were
editing at the time of the crash from their auto-save files. To do
......@@ -394,6 +404,7 @@ not make a backup of its old contents.
@node Emergency Escape
@subsection Emergency Escape
@cindex emergency escape
On text terminals, the @dfn{emergency escape} feature suspends Emacs
immediately if you type @kbd{C-g} a second time before Emacs can
......@@ -528,6 +539,8 @@ not feel obliged to read this list before reporting a bug.
@node Bug Criteria
@subsection When Is There a Bug
@cindex bug criteria
@cindex what constitutes an Emacs bug
If Emacs accesses an invalid memory location (``segmentation
fault''), or exits with an operating system error message that
......@@ -580,6 +593,8 @@ with the manual, one of them must be wrong; that is a bug.
@node Understanding Bug Reporting
@subsection Understanding Bug Reporting
@cindex bug reporting
@cindex report an Emacs bug, how to
@findex emacs-version
When you decide that there is a bug, it is important to report it
......@@ -636,8 +651,8 @@ separate bug report for each.
@node Checklist
@subsection Checklist for Bug Reports
@cindex reporting bugs
@cindex checklist before reporting a bug
@cindex bug reporting, checklist
Before reporting a bug, first try to see if the problem has already
been reported (@pxref{Known Problems}).
......@@ -1192,6 +1207,9 @@ file in the Emacs distribution.
@node Service
@section How To Get Help with GNU Emacs
@cindex help in using Emacs
@cindex help-gnu-emacs mailing list
@cindex gnu.emacs.help newsgroup
If you need help installing, using or changing GNU Emacs, there are two
ways to find it:
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