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Re: doc for locate-file - unclear, typos


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: doc for locate-file - unclear, typos
Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2008 18:29:10 +0200

> From: "Drew Adams" <address@hidden>
> Cc: <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 9 Feb 2008 07:55:07 -0800
> 
> > > The Elisp manual also has some typos: It has several cross refs that
> > > are followed by periods, all within parentheses in the middle of
> > > sentences.
> > 
> > These are not typos: an xref in parens (a.k.a. pxref) is followed by a
> > period in Info if the source Texinfo specified a second argument for
> > that pxref.
> > 
> > > And one of these is split over two lines, with the period following
> > > the newline.
> > 
> > That's because Emacs tries to remove part of the pxref when it
> > displays it.  It's a (mis)feature, not a bug.
> > 
> > Thanks for reporting this, nonetheless.
> 
> I was afraid this might be the case. Too bad. Looks worse than if the entire
> source text were present, IMO.

You can have what you want by customizing Info-hide-note-references.
Alternatively, try customizing Info-refill-paragraphs.




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