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Richard Stallman
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Would someone please install this change in etc/TUTORIAL?

diff -u /home/rms/emacs-git/emacs-1/etc/tutorials/TUTORIAL.\~1\~ /home/rms/emacs-git/emacs-1/etc/tutorials/TUTORIAL
--- /home/rms/emacs-git/emacs-1/etc/tutorials/TUTORIAL.~1~ 2016-12-29 05:02:40.004502179 -0500
+++ /home/rms/emacs-git/emacs-1/etc/tutorials/TUTORIAL 2017-08-05 15:28:26.030647664 -0400
@@ -16,15 +16,19 @@
 try using a command.  For instance:
 <<Blank lines inserted around following line by help-with-tutorial>>
 [Middle of page left blank for didactic purposes.   Text continues below]
->> Now type C-v (View next screen) to move to the next screen.
+>> Now type C-v (View next screen) to scroll down in the tutorial.
  (go ahead, do it by holding down the CONTROL key while typing v).
- From now on, you should do this again whenever you finish
- reading the screen.
+ From now on, please do this whenever you reach the end of the screen.
 
-Note that there is an overlap of two lines when you move from screen
-to screen; this provides some continuity so you can continue reading
+Note that there is an overlap of two lines when you scroll a whole
+screenful; this provides some continuity so you can continue reading
 the text.
 
+This is a copy of the Emacs tutorial text, customized slightly for
+you.  Later on we will instruct you to try various commands to alter
+this text.  Don't worry if you change this text before we tell you to;
+that is called "editing" and that's what Emacs is for.
+
 The first thing that you need to know is how to move around from place
 to place in the text.  You already know how to move forward one screen,
 with C-v.  To move backwards one screen, type M-v (hold down the META key
@@ -32,6 +36,7 @@
 
 >> Try typing M-v and then C-v, a few times.
 
+It is ok to scroll this text in other ways, if you know how.
 
 * SUMMARY
 ---------
@@ -55,7 +60,6 @@
 your terminal has them, but you can edit more efficiently if you use
 C-v and M-v.
 
-
 * BASIC CURSOR CONTROL
 ----------------------
 

Diff finished.  Sat Aug  5 15:28:31 2017


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Re: change in etc/TUTORIAL

Paul Eggert
Richard Stallman wrote:
> Would someone please install this change in etc/TUTORIAL?

Done.

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