Commit afb7440b authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman

Talk about flow control along with C-x C-s and C-s.

parent e9d8e8c7
......@@ -441,6 +441,13 @@ work if the system should crash.
This should print "Wrote .../TUTORIAL" at the bottom of the screen.
On VMS it will print "Wrote ...[...]TUTORIAL."
NOTE: On some systems, typing C-x C-s will freeze the screen and you
will see no further output from Emacs. This indicates that an
operating system "feature" called "flow control" is intercepting the
C-s and not letting it get through to Emacs. To unfreeze the screen,
type C-q. Then see the section "Spontaneous Entry to Incremental
Search" in the Emacs manual for advice on dealing with this "feature".
To make a new file, just find it "as if" it already existed. Then
start typing in the text. When you ask to "save" the file, Emacs
will really create the file with the text that you have inserted.
......@@ -665,6 +672,13 @@ to the next occurrence of 'cursor' just type C-s again. If no such
occurrence exists Emacs beeps and tells you that it is a failing
search. C-g would also terminate the search.
NOTE: On some systems, typing C-s will freeze the screen and you will
see no further output from Emacs. This indicates that an operating
system "feature" called "flow control" is intercepting the C-s and not
letting it get through to Emacs. To unfreeze the screen, type C-q.
Then see the section "Spontaneous Entry to Incremental Search" in the
Emacs manual for advice on dealing with this "feature".
If you are in the middle of an incremental search and type <Rubout>,
you'll notice that the last character in the search string is erased
and the search backs up to the last place of the search. For
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