Commit e2aeef63 authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong
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Add xrefs to View Mode node to Emacs manual.

* doc/emacs/files.texi (File Archives):
* doc/emacs/cal-xtra.texi (Diary Display):
* doc/emacs/help.texi (Help Mode): Add xref to View Mode.
parent a6326082
2011-08-28 Chong Yidong <cyd@stupidchicken.com>
* files.texi (File Archives):
* cal-xtra.texi (Diary Display):
* help.texi (Help Mode): Add xref to View Mode.
2011-08-28 Chong Yidong <cyd@stupidchicken.com>
* display.texi (View Mode): New node. Move view-file here from
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......@@ -538,13 +538,7 @@ are no diary entries, even if that day is a holiday. If you want such
days to be shown in the fancy diary buffer, set the variable
@code{diary-list-include-blanks} to @code{t}.@refill
@c View mode does not seem to be described in the manual.
@c buffers.texi has a brief mention.
The fancy diary buffer enables View mode, a minor mode that provides
commands for scrolling and searching the text. For example, @key{SPC}
and @key{DEL} scroll forward and backward, and @key{s} starts an
incremental search. See the documentation of the function
@code{view-mode} for more information.
The fancy diary buffer enables View mode (@pxref{View Mode}).
The alternative display method @code{diary-simple-display} shows the
actual diary buffer, and uses invisible text to hide entries that don't
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......@@ -378,10 +378,11 @@ it. @xref{Disabling}.
screenfuls. It provides commands for scrolling through the buffer
conveniently but not for changing it. Apart from the usual Emacs
cursor motion commands, you can type @key{SPC} to scroll forward one
windowful, or @key{DEL} to scroll backward.
windowful, @key{DEL} to scroll backward, and @kbd{s} to start an
incremental search.
Typing @kbd{q} disables View mode, and switches back to the buffer
and position before View mode was enabled. Alternatively, type
and position before View mode was enabled. Alternatively, typing
@kbd{e} disables View mode, keeping the current buffer and position.
@findex view-buffer
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......@@ -1657,13 +1657,13 @@ Tar mode is used also for compressed archives---files with extensions
The keys @kbd{e}, @kbd{f} and @key{RET} all extract a component file
into its own buffer. You can edit it there, and if you save the
buffer, the edited version will replace the version in the Tar buffer.
@kbd{v} extracts a file into a buffer in View mode. @kbd{o} extracts
the file and displays it in another window, so you could edit the file
and operate on the archive simultaneously. @kbd{d} marks a file for
deletion when you later use @kbd{x}, and @kbd{u} unmarks a file, as in
Dired. @kbd{C} copies a file from the archive to disk and @kbd{R}
renames a file within the archive. @kbd{g} reverts the buffer from
the archive on disk.
@kbd{v} extracts a file into a buffer in View mode (@pxref{View
Mode}). @kbd{o} extracts the file and displays it in another window,
so you could edit the file and operate on the archive simultaneously.
@kbd{d} marks a file for deletion when you later use @kbd{x}, and
@kbd{u} unmarks a file, as in Dired. @kbd{C} copies a file from the
archive to disk and @kbd{R} renames a file within the archive.
@kbd{g} reverts the buffer from the archive on disk.
The keys @kbd{M}, @kbd{G}, and @kbd{O} change the file's permission
bits, group, and owner, respectively.
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......@@ -405,8 +405,8 @@ the variable @code{apropos-documentation-sort-by-scores} is
@node Help Mode
@section Help Mode Commands
Help buffers provide the same commands as View mode (@pxref{Misc File
Ops}), plus a few special commands of their own.
Help buffers provide the same commands as View mode (@pxref{View
Mode}), plus a few special commands of their own.
@table @kbd
@item @key{SPC}
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......@@ -2,6 +2,8 @@
* files.texi (Changing Files, Create/Delete Dirs): Document new
arguments for delete-file, delete-directory, and copy-directory.
(Visiting Functions): Remove view-file; it is documented in the
Emacs manual.
* frames.texi (Layout Parameters): The defaults for the
menu-bar-lines and tool-bar-lines parameters depend on the mode.
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......@@ -203,17 +203,6 @@ When this command is called interactively, it prompts for
@var{filename}.
@end deffn
@deffn Command view-file filename
This command visits @var{filename} using View mode, returning to the
previous buffer when you exit View mode. View mode is a minor mode that
provides commands to skim rapidly through the file, but does not let you
modify the text. Entering View mode runs the normal hook
@code{view-mode-hook}. @xref{Hooks}.
When @code{view-file} is called interactively, it prompts for
@var{filename}.
@end deffn
@defopt find-file-wildcards
If this variable is non-@code{nil}, then the various @code{find-file}
commands check for wildcard characters and visit all the files that
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