Commit e3d3d78a authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Proofreading fixes from Peter Milliken <Peter.Milliken@GTECH.COM>.

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@cindex program editing
Emacs has many commands designed to understand the syntax of programming
languages such as Lisp and C. These commands can
languages such as Lisp and C. These commands can:
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@item
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(@pxref{Program Indent}).
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The commands for words, sentences and paragraphs are very useful in
editing code even though their canonical application is for editing
human language text. Most symbols contain words (@pxref{Words});
sentences can be found in strings and comments (@pxref{Sentences}).
Paragraphs per se don't exist in code, but the paragraph commands are
useful anyway, because programming language major modes define
paragraphs to begin and end at blank lines (@pxref{Paragraphs}).
Judicious use of blank lines to make the program clearer will also
provide useful chunks of text for the paragraph commands to work
on.
Emacs commands that operate on words, sentences and paragraphs are
very useful in editing code even though their canonical application is
for editing human language text. Most symbols contain words
(@pxref{Words}); sentences can be found in strings and comments
(@pxref{Sentences}). Paragraphs per se don't exist in code, but the
paragraph commands are useful anyway, because programming language major
modes define paragraphs to begin and end at blank lines
(@pxref{Paragraphs}). Judicious use of blank lines to make the program
clearer will also provide useful chunks of text for the paragraph
commands to work on.
The selective display feature is useful for looking at the overall
structure of a function (@pxref{Selective Display}). This feature
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