Commit de13cecf authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Diary): Clarify text about diary file example.

parent 450c1882
2007-10-16 Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org>
* calendar.texi (Diary): Clarify text about diary file example.
2007-10-13 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* misc.texi (Interactive Shell): Correct INSIDE_EMACS reference.
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......@@ -989,9 +989,8 @@ events for today, for the immediate future, or for any specified
date.
The name of the diary file is specified by the variable
@code{diary-file}; @file{~/diary} is the default. A sample diary file
is (note that the file format is essentially the same as that used by
the external shell utility @samp{calendar}):
@code{diary-file}; @file{~/diary} is the default. Here's an example
showing what that file looks like:
@example
12/22/1988 Twentieth wedding anniversary!!
......@@ -1008,8 +1007,10 @@ April 15, 1989 Income tax due.
@end example
@noindent
This example uses extra spaces to align the event descriptions of most
of the entries. Such formatting is purely a matter of taste.
This format is essentially the same as the one used by the system's
@program{calendar} utility. This example uses extra spaces to align
the event descriptions of most of the entries. Such formatting is
purely a matter of taste.
Although you probably will start by creating a diary manually, Emacs
provides a number of commands to let you view, add, and change diary
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