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diff --git a/Documentation/git-help.txt b/Documentation/git-help.txt
index 3956525..338b8d6 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-help.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-help.txt
@@ -57,10 +57,10 @@ OPTIONS
--man::
Display manual page for the command in the 'man' format. This
option may be used to override a value set in the
- 'help.format' configuration variable.
+ `help.format` configuration variable.
+
By default the 'man' program will be used to display the manual page,
-but the 'man.viewer' configuration variable may be used to choose
+but the `man.viewer` configuration variable may be used to choose
other display programs (see below).
-w::
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@ other display programs (see below).
format. A web browser will be used for that purpose.
+
The web browser can be specified using the configuration variable
-'help.browser', or 'web.browser' if the former is not set. If none of
+`help.browser`, or `web.browser` if the former is not set. If none of
these config variables is set, the 'git web{litdd}browse' helper script
(called by 'git help') will pick a suitable default. See
linkgit:git-web{litdd}browse[1] for more information about this.
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ CONFIGURATION VARIABLES
help.format
~~~~~~~~~~~
-If no command-line option is passed, the 'help.format' configuration
+If no command-line option is passed, the `help.format` configuration
variable will be checked. The following values are supported for this
variable; they make 'git help' behave as their corresponding command-
line option:
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ line option:
help.browser, web.browser and browser.<tool>.path
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
-The 'help.browser', 'web.browser' and 'browser.<tool>.path' will also
+The `help.browser`, `web.browser` and `browser.<tool>.path` will also
be checked if the 'web' format is chosen (either by command-line
option or configuration variable). See '-w|--web' in the OPTIONS
section above and linkgit:git-web{litdd}browse[1].
@@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ section above and linkgit:git-web{litdd}browse[1].
man.viewer
~~~~~~~~~~
-The 'man.viewer' configuration variable will be checked if the 'man'
+The `man.viewer` configuration variable will be checked if the 'man'
format is chosen. The following values are currently supported:
* "man": use the 'man' program as usual,
@@ -110,9 +110,9 @@ format is chosen. The following values are currently supported:
tab (see 'Note about konqueror' below).
Values for other tools can be used if there is a corresponding
-'man.<tool>.cmd' configuration entry (see below).
+`man.<tool>.cmd` configuration entry (see below).
-Multiple values may be given to the 'man.viewer' configuration
+Multiple values may be given to the `man.viewer` configuration
variable. Their corresponding programs will be tried in the order
listed in the configuration file.
@@ -128,14 +128,14 @@ will try to use konqueror first. But this may fail (for example, if
DISPLAY is not set) and in that case emacs' woman mode will be tried.
If everything fails, or if no viewer is configured, the viewer specified
-in the GIT_MAN_VIEWER environment variable will be tried. If that
+in the `GIT_MAN_VIEWER` environment variable will be tried. If that
fails too, the 'man' program will be tried anyway.
man.<tool>.path
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
You can explicitly provide a full path to your preferred man viewer by
-setting the configuration variable 'man.<tool>.path'. For example, you
+setting the configuration variable `man.<tool>.path`. For example, you
can configure the absolute path to konqueror by setting
'man.konqueror.path'. Otherwise, 'git help' assumes the tool is
available in PATH.
@@ -143,9 +143,9 @@ available in PATH.
man.<tool>.cmd
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
-When the man viewer, specified by the 'man.viewer' configuration
+When the man viewer, specified by the `man.viewer` configuration
variables, is not among the supported ones, then the corresponding
-'man.<tool>.cmd' configuration variable will be looked up. If this
+`man.<tool>.cmd` configuration variable will be looked up. If this
variable exists then the specified tool will be treated as a custom
command and a shell eval will be used to run the command with the man
page passed as arguments.
@@ -153,7 +153,7 @@ page passed as arguments.
Note about konqueror
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
-When 'konqueror' is specified in the 'man.viewer' configuration
+When 'konqueror' is specified in the `man.viewer` configuration
variable, we launch 'kfmclient' to try to open the man page on an
already opened konqueror in a new tab if possible.