Commit fc896a92 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman

(font-lock-beginning-of-syntax-function): Doc fix.

parent 8b22c65a
......@@ -519,12 +519,17 @@ If this is nil, the major mode's syntax table is used.
This is normally set via `font-lock-defaults'.")
(defvar font-lock-beginning-of-syntax-function nil
"*Non-nil means use this function to move back outside of a syntactic block.
When called with no args it should leave point at the beginning of any
enclosing syntactic block.
If this is nil, the beginning of the buffer is used (in the worst case).
"*Non-nil means use this function to move back outside all constructs.
When called with no args it should move point backward to a place which
is not in a string or comment and not within any bracket-pairs (or else,
a place such that any bracket-pairs outside it can be ignored for Emacs
syntax analysis and fontification).
If this is nil, the beginning of the buffer is used, which is
always correct but tends to be slow.
This is normally set via `font-lock-defaults'.
It is preferable to set `syntax-begin-function' instead.")
This variable is semi-obsolete; we recommend setting
`syntax-begin-function' instead.")
(defvar font-lock-mark-block-function nil
"*Non-nil means use this function to mark a block of text.
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