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Re: describe-mode "some-mode"?

From: lee
Subject: Re: describe-mode "some-mode"?
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:36:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

Rusi <address@hidden> writes:

> On Friday, August 22, 2014 10:57:24 PM UTC+5:30, lee wrote:
>> Hi,
>> is there a function like describe-key which describes a mode specified
>> by the user?
>> The docstring of describe-mode says it either describes the mode of the
>> current buffer or of the buffer given.  How can I get a description of a
>> mode without enabling the mode in a buffer?
> [I may be missing something but]
> Why not
> M-x describe-function RET mode-name

That seems to work as well, thanks :)  I even thought of it briefly and
didn't try ...

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