Commit fd6f900c authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(Creating Strings): Add xrefs to `split-string-and-unquote' and

parent a873ee3d
2008-10-20 Eli Zaretskii <>
* processes.texi (Shell Arguments): Document `split-string-and-unquote'
and `combine-and-quote-strings'.
* strings.texi (Creating Strings): Add xrefs for them.
2008-10-19 Eli Zaretskii <>
* elisp.texi (Top): Make descriptive text for "Reading File Names"
......@@ -272,7 +272,9 @@ printed form is with @code{format} (@pxref{Formatting Strings}) or
For information about other concatenation functions, see the
description of @code{mapconcat} in @ref{Mapping Functions},
@code{vconcat} in @ref{Vector Functions}, and @code{append} in @ref{Building
Lists}. For concatenating individual command-line arguments into a
string to be used as a shell command, see @ref{Shell Arguments,
@end defun
@defun split-string string &optional separators omit-nulls
......@@ -357,6 +359,10 @@ practice:
(split-string "ooo" "\\|o+" t)
@result{} ("o" "o" "o")
@end example
If you need to split a string that is a shell command, where
individual arguments could be quoted, see @ref{Shell Arguments,
@end defun
@defvar split-string-default-separators
......@@ -1599,9 +1599,16 @@ attributes of a given face.
*** `window-full-width-p' returns t if a window is as wide as its
*** `split-string-and-unquote' does (what?)
*** `split-string-and-unquote' splits a string into a list of substrings
on the boundaries of a given delimiter, and unquotes the substrings that
are quoted. Useful for taking apart shell commands.
*** `combine-and-quote-strings' does (what?)
*** `combine-and-quote-strings' produces a single string from a list of strings
sticking a separator string in between each pair, and quoting those
strings that include the separator as their substring. Useful for
consing shell command lines from the individual arguments.
*** `image-refresh' refreshes all images associated with a given image
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