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diff --git a/Documentation/git-grep.txt b/Documentation/git-grep.txt
index c44724d..4b32322 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-grep.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-grep.txt
@@ -9,8 +9,7 @@ git-grep - Print lines matching a pattern
SYNOPSIS
--------
[verse]
-'git grep' [--cached]
- [-a | --text] [-I] [-i | --ignore-case] [-w | --word-regexp]
+'git grep' [-a | --text] [-I] [-i | --ignore-case] [-w | --word-regexp]
[-v | --invert-match] [-h|-H] [--full-name]
[-E | --extended-regexp] [-G | --basic-regexp]
[-F | --fixed-strings] [-n]
@@ -18,10 +17,11 @@ SYNOPSIS
[-z | --null]
[-c | --count] [--all-match] [-q | --quiet]
[--max-depth <depth>]
- [--color | --no-color]
+ [--color[=<when>] | --no-color]
[-A <post-context>] [-B <pre-context>] [-C <context>]
[-f <file>] [-e] <pattern>
- [--and|--or|--not|(|)|-e <pattern>...] [<tree>...]
+ [--and|--or|--not|(|)|-e <pattern>...]
+ [--cached | --no-index | <tree>...]
[--] [<pathspec>...]
DESCRIPTION
@@ -33,8 +33,11 @@ registered in the index file, or blobs in given tree objects.
OPTIONS
-------
--cached::
- Instead of searching in the working tree files, check
- the blobs registered in the index file.
+ Instead of searching tracked files in the working tree, search
+ blobs registered in the index file.
+
+--no-index::
+ Search files in the current directory, not just those tracked by git.
-a::
--text::
@@ -98,8 +101,8 @@ OPTIONS
--files-without-match::
Instead of showing every matched line, show only the
names of files that contain (or do not contain) matches.
- For better compatibility with 'git diff', --name-only is a
- synonym for --files-with-matches.
+ For better compatibility with 'git diff', `--name-only` is a
+ synonym for `--files-with-matches`.
-z::
--null::
@@ -111,12 +114,14 @@ OPTIONS
Instead of showing every matched line, show the number of
lines that match.
---color::
+--color[=<when>]::
Show colored matches.
+ The value must be always (the default), never, or auto.
--no-color::
Turn off match highlighting, even when the configuration file
gives the default to color output.
+ Same as `--color=never`.
-[ABC] <context>::
Show `context` trailing (`A` -- after), or leading (`B`
@@ -125,7 +130,7 @@ OPTIONS
matches.
-<num>::
- A shortcut for specifying -C<num>.
+ A shortcut for specifying `-C<num>`.
-p::
--show-function::
@@ -140,7 +145,7 @@ OPTIONS
-e::
The next parameter is the pattern. This option has to be
- used for patterns starting with - and should be used in
+ used for patterns starting with `-` and should be used in
scripts passing user input to grep. Multiple patterns are
combined by 'or'.
@@ -163,8 +168,9 @@ OPTIONS
Do not output matched lines; instead, exit with status 0 when
there is a match and with non-zero status when there isn't.
-`<tree>...`::
- Search blobs in the trees for specified patterns.
+<tree>...::
+ Instead of searching tracked files in the working tree, search
+ blobs in the given trees.
\--::
Signals the end of options; the rest of the parameters
@@ -174,8 +180,8 @@ OPTIONS
If given, limit the search to paths matching at least one pattern.
Both leading paths match and glob(7) patterns are supported.
-Example
--------
+Examples
+--------
git grep 'time_t' -- '*.[ch]'::
Looks for `time_t` in all tracked .c and .h files in the working