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PATCH: Indexing etc. in expn.yo

Another (smaller, this time -- all in expn.yo) batch of documentation
tweaks.  The largest change is to rearrange the `Description' section
of zshexpn a bit -- we've had people complain that the list with each
item emphasized looked too much like a (broken) menu in texinfo, and I
wanted to be able to put in a cross-reference to zshmisc for aliasing.
Also, amazingly, there was no place where we stated that `globbing' is
the same thing as `filename generation'.

One of my goals in cleaning up the indexing is for index entries to use
a word or phrase that actually appears (verbatim) near the point of the
cindex() (et al.) macro call.  The `i' key in emacs' info reader and in
standalone `info' first jump to the node and then search for the string
used in the index entry, so if the index entry uses the wrong words the
operation is much less useful.  Of course, I've tried to avoid changing
any that need different wording for clarity, and if there are multiple
entries for a single location only one of them has the wording match.

This patch extends only part way through parameter expansion, so more is
to come, but I wanted to send it off before merging other recent changes
from cvs.zsh.sf.net into my local repository.

diff -x CVS -ru zsh-forge/current/Doc/Zsh/expn.yo zsh-4.0/Doc/Zsh/expn.yo
--- zsh-forge/current/Doc/Zsh/expn.yo	Fri Jul  6 20:16:59 2001
+++ zsh-4.0/Doc/Zsh/expn.yo	Sun Jul 15 12:48:32 2001
@@ -1,36 +1,44 @@
 texinode(Expansion)(Parameters)(Prompt Expansion)(Top)
-The types of expansions performed are
+The following types of expansions are performed in the indicated order in
+five steps:
-list(em(History Expansion))
-list(em(Alias Expansion))
-list(em(Process Substitution))
-list(em(Parameter Expansion))
-list(em(Command Substitution))
-list(em(Arithmetic Expansion))
-list(em(Brace Expansion))
-list(em(Filename Expansion))
-list(em(Filename Generation))
-Expansion is done in the above specified order in five steps.  The
-first is em(history expansion), which is only performed in
-interactive shells.  The next step is em(alias expansion), which is
-done right before the command line is parsed.  They are followed by
-em(process substitution), em(parameter expansion), em(command
-substitution), em(arithmetic expansion) and em(brace expansion)
-which are performed in one step in left-to-right fashion.  After
+item(em(History Expansion))(
+This is performed only in interactive shells.
+item(em(Alias Expansion))(
+Aliases are expanded immediately before the command line is parsed as
+ifzman(under Aliasing in zmanref(zshmisc))\
+ifnzman(in noderef(Aliasing))\
+xitem(em(Process Substitution))
+xitem(em(Parameter Expansion))
+xitem(em(Command Substitution))
+xitem(em(Arithmetic Expansion))
+item(em(Brace Expansion))(
+These five are performed in one step in left-to-right fashion.  After
 these expansions, all unquoted occurrences of the characters `tt(\)',
-`tt(')' and `tt(")' are removed, and the result is subjected to
-em(filename expansion) followed by em(filename generation).
-If the tt(SH_FILE_EXPANSION) option is set, the order of expansion is modified
-for compatibility with bf(sh) and bf(ksh).  em(Filename expansion)
-is performed immediately after em(alias expansion),
+`tt(')' and `tt(")' are removed.
+item(em(Filename Expansion))(
+If the tt(SH_FILE_EXPANSION) option is set, the order of expansion is
+modified for compatibility with bf(sh) and bf(ksh).  In that case
+em(filename expansion) is performed immediately after em(alias expansion),
 preceding the set of five expansions mentioned above.
+item(em(Filename Generation))(
+This expansion, commonly referred to as bf(globbing), is always done last.
+The following sections explain the types of expansion in detail.
 menu(History Expansion)
 menu(Process Substitution)
@@ -192,8 +200,11 @@
 in an error, although the error may not be the most obvious one.
 texinode(Modifiers)()(Word Designators)(History Expansion)
-cindex(modifiers, history)
+cindex(colon modifiers)
 cindex(history modifiers)
+cindex(globbing modifiers)
+cindex(parameter modifiers)
 After the optional word designator, you can add
 a sequence of one or more of the following modifiers,
 each preceded by a `tt(:)'.  These modifiers also work on the result
@@ -312,7 +323,7 @@
 var(list).  If tt(<) is used, then the file passed as an argument will
 be connected to the output of the var(list) process.  For example,
-nofill(tt(paste <LPAR()cut -f1) var(file1)tt(RPAR() <LPAR()cut -f3) var(file2)tt(RPAR() |
+example(tt(paste <LPAR()cut -f1) var(file1)tt(RPAR() <LPAR()cut -f3) var(file2)tt(RPAR() |
 tee >LPAR())var(process1)tt(RPAR() >LPAR())var(process2)tt(RPAR() >/dev/null))
 cuts fields 1 and 3 from the files var(file1) and var(file2) respectively,
@@ -334,7 +345,8 @@
 Also note that the previous example can be more compactly and
 efficiently written (provided the tt(MULTIOS) option is set) as:
-nofill(tt(paste <LPAR()cut -f1) var(file1)tt(RPAR() <LPAR()cut -f3) var(file2)tt(RPAR() > >LPAR())var(process1)tt(RPAR() > >LPAR())var(process2)tt(RPAR()))
+example(tt(paste <LPAR()cut -f1) var(file1)tt(RPAR() <LPAR()cut -f3) var(file2)tt(RPAR()) ifzman(\ 
+)tt(> >LPAR())var(process1)tt(RPAR() > >LPAR())var(process2)tt(RPAR()))
 The shell uses pipes instead of FIFOs to implement the latter
 two process substitutions in the above example.
@@ -365,7 +377,7 @@
 see noderef(Filename Generation).  Note that these patterns, along with
 the replacement text of any substitutions, are themselves subject to
 parameter expansion, command substitution, and arithmetic expansion.
-In addition to the following operations, the file modifiers described in
+In addition to the following operations, the colon modifiers described in
 noderef(Modifiers) in noderef(History Expansion) can be
 applied:  for example, tt(${i:s/foo/bar/}) performs string
 substitution on the expansion of parameter tt($i).
@@ -501,7 +513,7 @@
 to the left of `tt(#)' when these forms are combined.
-pindex(RC_EXPAND_PARAM, use of)
+pindex(RC_EXPAND_PARAM, toggle)
 cindex(array expansion style, rc)
 cindex(rc, array expansion style)
 Turn on the tt(RC_EXPAND_PARAM) option for the
@@ -522,9 +534,9 @@
-pindex(SH_WORD_SPLIT, use of)
-cindex(field splitting, sh style)
-cindex(sh, field splitting style)
+pindex(SH_WORD_SPLIT, toggle)
+cindex(field splitting, sh style, parameter)
+cindex(sh, field splitting style, parameter)
 Perform word splitting using the rules for tt(SH_WORD_SPLIT) during the
 evaluation of var(spec), but regardless of whether the parameter appears in
 double quotes; if the `tt(=)' is doubled, turn it off.
@@ -538,7 +550,7 @@
 This affects the result of array assignments with the tt(A) flag.
+pindex(GLOB_SUBST, toggle)
 Turn on the tt(GLOB_SUBST) option for the evaluation of
 var(spec); if the `tt(~)' is doubled, turn it off.  When this option is
 set, the string resulting from the expansion will be interpreted as a
@@ -1102,7 +1114,6 @@
 texinode(Filename Generation)()(Filename Expansion)(Expansion)
 sect(Filename Generation)
 cindex(filename generation)
 If a word contains an unquoted instance of one of the characters
 `tt(*)', `tt(LPAR())', `tt(|)', `tt(<)', `tt([)', or `tt(?)', it is regarded
 as a pattern for filename generation, unless the tt(GLOB) option is unset.

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