Commit a9fff306 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(Misc Buffer): Document kill-read-only-ok.

parent 8c1d7d60
2000-08-13 Eli Zaretskii <>
* killing.texi (Killing): Document kill-read-only-ok.
* buffers.texi (Misc Buffer): Likewise
2000-08-11 Eli Zaretskii <>
* widget.texi (Top): Add Index in the menu.
(many nodes): Add index entries.
(Index): New node.
2000-08-08 Gerd Moellmann <>
* faq.texi (Disabling backups): Replace reference to
......@@ -160,7 +160,9 @@ its contents are not allowed. The mode line indicates read-only buffers
with @samp{%%} or @samp{%*} near the left margin. Read-only buffers are
usually made by subsystems such as Dired and Rmail that have special
commands to operate on the text; also by visiting a file whose access
control says you cannot write it.
control says you cannot write it. However, if the variable
@code{kill-read-only-ok} is set to a non-@code{nil} value, you can kill
(a.k.a.@: cut) read-only text, see @ref{Killing}.
If you wish to make changes in a read-only buffer, use the command
@kbd{C-x C-q} (@code{vc-toggle-read-only}). It makes a read-only buffer
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