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Re: info-lookup-symbol


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: info-lookup-symbol
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 21:15:25 +0300

> Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 16:50:14 +0200
> From: "Lennart Borgman (gmail)" <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden
> 
> Normal Emacs completion. I have actually never used that in Info ;-)

Probably because it never worked in Emacs's Info until a year or so
ago, when Stefan (I think) implemented it, to be consistent with the
stand-alone Info reader (where TAB completion in index search worked
since day one).

> Yes, that seems useful. I normally just use C-s in Info to free text 
> search across nodes.

Index search is much more efficient that C-s.

> It is does not take very long time to do this (if you know what you
> are looking for, of course).

Index search is for using the manual as a reference, and in that case
you normally have some idea about what you are looking for.




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