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+++ b/Documentation/git-show-ref.txt
@@ -21,6 +21,8 @@ commit IDs. Results can be filtered using a pattern and tags can be
dereferenced into object IDs. Additionally, it can be used to test whether a
particular ref exists.
+By default, shows the tags, heads, and remote refs.
+
The --exclude-existing form is a filter that does the inverse, it shows the
refs from stdin that don't exist in the local repository.
@@ -32,14 +34,14 @@ OPTIONS
--head::
- Show the HEAD reference.
+ Show the HEAD reference, even if it would normally be filtered out.
--tags::
--heads::
- Limit to only "refs/heads" and "refs/tags", respectively. These
- options are not mutually exclusive; when given both, references stored
- in "refs/heads" and "refs/tags" are displayed.
+ Limit to "refs/heads" and "refs/tags", respectively. These options
+ are not mutually exclusive; when given both, references stored in
+ "refs/heads" and "refs/tags" are displayed.
-d::
--dereference::