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Re: locate-with-filter

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: locate-with-filter
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 01:18:48 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>     It seems to be a result of a feature that, I believe, Stefan
>     implemented whereby, in a docstring, RET or Mouse-2 lead to the doc of
>     anything that has a definition as a Lisp variable, face or function,
>     regardless of whether it is quoted.

> But isn't that feature also controlled by words that appear before the
> symbol name?  For instance, if it says "the variable `foo'", the link
> will use the variable definition, not the function definition.

No, it will show both the function and the variable definition (if both

It was mostly meant to be used on variable *values* (e.g. hooks), as well as
for docstrings which fail to use the `...'  convention.


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