"Drew Adams" <drew.adams@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> > 1. The last two sentences seem redundant, to me:
>> > If you use this command with a prefix argument to kill the line
>> > for a file that is a directory, which you have inserted in the
>> > Dired buffer as a subdirectory, then it deletes that subdirectory
>> > from the buffer as well.
>> > To kill an entire subdirectory (without killing its line in the
>> > parent directory), go to its directory header line and use this
>> > command with a prefix argument (the value does not matter).
>> > These sentences both seem to be saying only that `C-u k' on a subdir
>> > header line deletes the subdir listing (all files). Just say that
>> > (once).
>> They are two different operations, the latter deleting one line less.
> This is unclear: "the line for a file that is a directory, which you have
> inserted in the Dired buffer as a subdirectory". I thought that was trying
> to refer to a subdir header line.
Where does it say "subdir header line"?
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