Commit b8fc5a9c authored by Francesco Potortì's avatar Francesco Potortì

some passive forms to active

parent 648ed8f4
......@@ -554,11 +554,12 @@ implies @samp{m}, and causes dots in @var{tagregexp} to match newlines
as well.
@end table
A @var{regexfile} is the name of a file where the arguments of
@samp{--regex} options are stored, one per line. The syntax is the
A @var{regexfile} is the name of a file where you can store the
arguments of @samp{--regex} options, one per line. The syntax is the
same as the one used for the @samp{--regex} option, without the
initial @samp{--regex=} part. Lines beginning with space or tab are
ignored: they can be used to include comments in the @var{regexfile}.
initial @samp{--regex=} part. @code{etags} ignores the lines that
begin with space or tab: you can use them to include comments in the
@var{regexfile}.
The @samp{-R} option deletes all the regexps defined with
@samp{--regex} options. It applies to the file names following it, as
......@@ -581,8 +582,8 @@ permitting multi-line matches, in a case-sensitive way. @code{etags}
uses the Lisp tags rules, and no regexp matching, to recognize tags in
@file{los.er}.
A @samp{--regex} option can be restricted to match only files of a
given language using the optional prefix @var{@{language@}}.
You can restrict a @samp{--regex} option to match only files of a
given language by using the optional prefix @var{@{language@}}.
(@samp{etags --help} prints the list of languages recognized by
@code{etags}.) This is particularly useful when storing many
predefined regular expressions for @code{etags} in a file. The
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