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Re: "Point" vs. "cursor" in documentation

From: Siraphob (Ben) Phipathananunth
Subject: Re: "Point" vs. "cursor" in documentation
Date: Wed, 4 Jul 2018 09:27:57 +0700
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Right.  I've seen the explanation.  It's like hell|o where | is the position of 
point, and cursor appears over the "o".

When do we use point over cursor, and vice versa, in documentation?

Drew Adams wrote:
>> I've noticed usage of "the cursor" and "point" throughout manuals and
>> doc-strings.  In what context is one preferred over the other?
> Point is the buffer position of the cursor (aka text cursor).
> In the Emacs manual (`C-h r'), `i point' and `i cursor'
> both take you to node `Point', which explains this.

Siraphob (Ben) Phipathananunth

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