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