Commit f460db36 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Intro to Minibuffers): Explain that the minibuffer

changes variables that record input events.
(Minibuffer Misc): Add minibuffer-selected-window.
parent 84c3f248
......@@ -63,6 +63,11 @@ other window, when the minibuffer is not active. If the frame contains
just a minibuffer, you can change the minibuffer's size by changing the
frame's size.
Use of the minibuffer reads input events, and that alters the values
of variables such as @code{this-command} and @code{last-command}
(@pxref{Command Loop Info}). Your program should bind them around the
code that uses the minibuffer, if you do not want that to change them.
If a command uses a minibuffer while there is an active minibuffer,
this is called a @dfn{recursive minibuffer}. The first minibuffer is
named @w{@samp{ *Minibuf-0*}}. Recursive minibuffers are named by
......@@ -1660,6 +1665,12 @@ object. When the function @code{scroll-other-window} is called in the
minibuffer, it scrolls this window.
@end defvar
@defun minibuffer-selected-window
This function returns the window which was selected when the
minibuffer was entered. If selected window is not a minibuffer
window, it returns @code{nil}.
@end defun
Finally, some functions and variables deal with recursive minibuffers
(@pxref{Recursive Editing}):
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