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[Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/doc/emacs/entering.texi,v

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: [Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/doc/emacs/entering.texi,v
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2008 06:58:59 +0000

CVSROOT:        /sources/emacs
Module name:    emacs
Changes by:     Chong Yidong <cyd>      08/11/06 06:58:58

Index: entering.texi
RCS file: /sources/emacs/emacs/doc/emacs/entering.texi,v
retrieving revision 1.6
retrieving revision 1.7
diff -u -b -r1.6 -r1.7
--- entering.texi       10 Oct 2008 18:21:33 -0000      1.6
+++ entering.texi       6 Nov 2008 06:58:58 -0000       1.7
@@ -25,13 +25,13 @@
 @cindex startup screen
   When Emacs starts up, the initial frame displays a special buffer
-named @samp{*GNU Emacs*}.  This buffer contains @dfn{links} to common
-tasks that might be useful to beginning users.  For instance,
-activating the @samp{Emacs Tutorial} link opens the Emacs tutorial;
-this does the same thing as the command @kbd{C-h t}
-(@code{help-with-tutorial}).  To activate a link, either move point
-onto it and type @address@hidden, or click on it with @kbd{mouse-1}
-(the left mouse button).
+named @samp{*GNU Emacs*}.  This buffer contains some information about
+Emacs, and includes @dfn{links} to common tasks that might be useful
+to beginning users.  For instance, activating the @samp{Emacs
+Tutorial} link opens the Emacs tutorial; this does the same thing as
+the command @kbd{C-h t} (@code{help-with-tutorial}).  To activate a
+link, either move point onto it and type @address@hidden, or click on
+it with @kbd{mouse-1} (the left mouse button).
   Using a command line argument, you can tell Emacs to visit one or
 more specific files as soon as it starts up.  For example,
@@ -63,6 +63,14 @@
 certain Lisp files, call certain functions, and so forth.  These
 features exist mainly for advanced users.  @xref{Emacs Invocation}.
address@hidden inhibit-startup-screen
+  If the value of the variable @code{inhibit-startup-screen} is
address@hidden, Emacs does not display the startup screen.  In that
+case, if one or more files were specified on the command line, Emacs
+simply displays those files; otherwise, it displays a buffer named
address@hidden, which can be used to evaluate Emacs Lisp expressions
+interactively.  @xref{Lisp Interaction}.
 @node Exiting, Basic, Entering Emacs, Top
 @section Exiting Emacs
 @cindex exiting

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