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There are templates defined for referencing variables, function, command, keys, manual etc. Use them for uniform experience. See Templates.

Some examples:

What it looks like What you type
M-x apropos
[C-x C-c]
{{Keys|C-x C-c}}
Major Modes (`(info "(emacs) Major Modes")')
{{Manual|emacs|Major-Modes|Major Modes}}


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