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Re: node Subdirectories in Dired in Emacs manual

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: node Subdirectories in Dired in Emacs manual
Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2008 11:17:39 +0100
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"Drew Adams" <drew.adams@oracle.com> writes:

>> > This text in the node is misleading or unintelligible:
>> >  
>> >   If the subdirectory's contents are already present in the
>> >   buffer, the `i' command just moves to it.
>> >  
>> > I tried `i' everywhere in the buffer, and it did nothing of the
>> > kind...except if the cursor is over the subdir line of the parent
>> > directory. That needs to be said.
>> That's exactly what the preceding paragraph says.
> Not at all. Hitting `i' *WHERE*

"on a line that describes a file which is a directory"

> just moves to *WHERE*?

"the subdirectory's contents"

Just as the paragraph says.


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