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RE: [External] : The `^L' appeared in built-in help.

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: [External] : The `^L' appeared in built-in help.
Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2021 14:56:43 +0000

> >> Any hints for this phenomenon?
> >
> > A form-feed char (Control L) has from the outset been used
> > as an ASCII control character, to cause a new page to be
> > advance (fed) on old printers.
> But they are also transformed into buttons, a pretty exotic
> interactive feature, in `gnus-article-mode' buffers :)
> innit?

You can also customize how you want ^L chars displayed,
to appear as better page separators.  See Pretty Control L:

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