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Listing Existing Buffers
List the existing buffers (`list-buffers').
To print a list of all the buffers that exist, type `C-x C-b'. Each
line in the list shows one buffer's name, major mode and visited file.
The buffers are listed in the order, most recently visited first.
`*' at the beginning of a line indicates the buffer is "modified".
If several buffers are modified, it may be time to save some with `C-x
s' (Note: Saving.). `%' indicates a read-only buffer. `.' marks the
selected buffer. Here is an example of a buffer list:
MR Buffer Size Mode File
-- ------ ---- ---- ----
.* emacs.tex 383402 Texinfo /u2/emacs/man/emacs.tex
*Help* 1287 Fundamental
files.el 23076 Emacs-Lisp /u2/emacs/lisp/files.el
% RMAIL 64042 RMAIL /u/rms/RMAIL
*% man 747 Dired /u2/emacs/man/
net.emacs 343885 Fundamental /u/rms/net.emacs
fileio.c 27691 C /u2/emacs/src/fileio.c
NEWS 67340 Text /u2/emacs/etc/NEWS
*scratch* 0 Lisp Interaction
Note that the buffer `*Help*' was made by a help request; it is not
visiting any file. The buffer `man' was made by Dired on the directory
automatically generated by info2www