Commit b67042be authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

More minor copyedits in the Emacs manual

* doc/emacs/basic.texi (Arguments):
* doc/emacs/display.texi (Recentering, Text Display):
* doc/emacs/regs.texi (Text Registers, Rectangle Registers):
* doc/emacs/mark.texi (Disabled Transient Mark): Fix
inaccuracies and typos.  (Bug#35885)
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......@@ -816,9 +816,9 @@ more convenient, and they are documented in that command's
documentation string.
We use the term @dfn{prefix argument} to emphasize that you type
such arguments before the command, and to distinguish them from
minibuffer arguments (@pxref{Minibuffer}), which are entered after
invoking the command.
such arguments @emph{before} the command, and to distinguish them from
minibuffer arguments (@pxref{Minibuffer}), which are entered
@emph{after} invoking the command.
On graphical displays, @kbd{C-0}, @kbd{C-1}, etc.@ act the same as
@kbd{M-0}, @kbd{M-1}, etc.
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......@@ -199,12 +199,13 @@ screen lines between point and the top or bottom of the window
(@pxref{Auto Scrolling}).
You can also give @kbd{C-l} a prefix argument. A plain prefix
argument, @kbd{C-u C-l}, simply recenters point. A positive argument
@var{n} puts point @var{n} lines down from the top of the window. An
argument of zero puts point on the topmost line. A negative argument
@var{-n} puts point @var{n} lines from the bottom of the window. When
given an argument, @kbd{C-l} does not clear the screen or cycle
through different screen positions.
argument, @kbd{C-u C-l}, simply recenters the line showing point. A
positive argument @var{n} moves line showing point @var{n} lines down
from the top of the window. An argument of zero moves point's line to
the top of the window. A negative argument @var{-n} moves point's
line @var{n} lines from the bottom of the window. When given an
argument, @kbd{C-l} does not clear the screen or cycle through
different screen positions.
@vindex recenter-redisplay
If the variable @code{recenter-redisplay} has a non-@code{nil}
......@@ -1484,9 +1485,9 @@ a new line, while the tab character (@code{U+0009}) is displayed as a
space that extends to the next tab stop column (normally every 8
columns). The number of spaces per tab is controlled by the
buffer-local variable @code{tab-width}, which must have an integer
value between 1 and 1000, inclusive. Note that how the tab character
in the buffer is displayed has nothing to do with the definition of
@key{TAB} as a command.
value between 1 and 1000, inclusive. Note that the way the tab
character in the buffer is displayed has nothing to do with the
definition of @key{TAB} as a command.
Other @acronym{ASCII} control characters, whose codes are below
@code{U+0020} (octal 40, decimal 32), are displayed as a caret
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......@@ -420,9 +420,9 @@ commands.
The default behavior of the mark and region, in which setting the
mark activates it and highlights the region, is called Transient Mark
mode. This is a minor mode that is enabled by default. It can be
toggled with @kbd{M-x transient-mark-mode}, or with the @samp{Active
Region Highlighting} menu item in the @samp{Options} menu. Turning it
off switches Emacs to an alternative mode of operation:
toggled with @kbd{M-x transient-mark-mode}, or with the
@samp{Highlight Active Region} menu item in the @samp{Options} menu.
Turning it off switches Emacs to an alternative mode of operation:
@itemize @bullet
@item
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......@@ -152,7 +152,7 @@ during the collection process, you can use the following setting.
@findex insert-register
@kbd{C-x r i @var{r}} inserts in the buffer the text from register
@var{r}. Normally it leaves point after the text and sets the mark
before, without activating it. With a numeric argument, it instead
before, without activating it. With a prefix argument, it instead
puts point before the text and the mark after.
@node Rectangle Registers
......@@ -168,7 +168,7 @@ in the buffer.
@kindex C-x r r
@item C-x r r @var{r}
Copy the region-rectangle into register @var{r}
(@code{copy-rectangle-to-register}). With numeric argument, delete it as
(@code{copy-rectangle-to-register}). With prefix argument, delete it as
well.
@item C-x r i @var{r}
Insert the rectangle stored in register @var{r} (if it contains a
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