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Re: Opening an info page by command name, take 2


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Opening an info page by command name, take 2
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 06:12:32 +0200

> Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 21:49:59 +0100 (CET)
> From: <address@hidden>
> 
> Unfortunately, I'm still missing one piece of the equation: how do I
> know the Info page name beforehand?
> 
> Say I want to get help about grep and also about gzip. With man I would
> just type "man grep" and "man gzip". From the command line I can type
> "info grep" and "info gzip" and get similar pages. With emacs, if I
> only now the words "grep" and "gzip", I cannot open those pages.

Yes, you can, as others have shown.

In addition, there's "M-x info-apropos", for those situations where
you don't even know the name of the program/package in whose manual
you will find the topic you want to read about.




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