Commit c7588364 authored by Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen's avatar Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
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Clarify `mark-ring-max' documentation.

* mark.texi (Mark Ring): Clarify how many locations are saved
(bug#5770).
(Global Mark Ring): Ditto.
parent 1d8c2ccc
2011-07-13 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org>
* mark.texi (Mark Ring): Clarify how many locations are saved
(bug#5770).
(Global Mark Ring): Ditto.
2011-07-12 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org>
* text.texi (Table Recognition): Use "at point" instead of "under
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......@@ -253,7 +253,9 @@ Another effect of this mode is that some keys, such as @key{DEL} and
@cindex mark ring
Aside from delimiting the region, the mark is also useful for
remembering spots that you may want to go back to. Each buffer
remembers 16 previous locations of the mark, in the @dfn{mark ring}.
remembers @code{mark-ring-max} previous locations of the mark, in the
@dfn{mark ring}. This defaults to 16 locations.
Commands that set the mark also push the old mark onto this ring.
@table @kbd
......@@ -315,10 +317,12 @@ Positions in Registers}).
@section The Global Mark Ring
@cindex global mark ring
@vindex global-mark-ring-max
In addition to the ordinary mark ring that belongs to each buffer,
Emacs has a single @dfn{global mark ring}. Each time you set a mark,
in any buffer, this is recorded in the global mark ring in addition to
the current buffer's own mark ring.
the current buffer's own mark ring. The length of this ring can be
controlled by @code{global-mark-ring-max}, and is 16 by default.
@kindex C-x C-@key{SPC}
@findex pop-global-mark
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