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Re: C-h a vs. M-x apropos

From: Charles Sebold
Subject: Re: C-h a vs. M-x apropos
Date: 29 Nov 2000 10:26:25 -0600
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It might be more appropriate to post this to gnu.emacs.bug; that is more
likely to catch the eye of the appropriate Emacs developers.

(For what it's worth, I think that your proposal makes sense.)

On 2 Kislev 5761, address@hidden wrote:

> I know that 
>       C-h a
> shows only functions, while
>       M-x apropos
> shows a lot more.
> The tutorial explains C-h, and it seems so logical for a newbie to use
> C-h a.  I often see posts recommending the more comprehensive M-x
> apropos.
> I consider this a bug.  Wouldn't it make more sense to have C-h a be
> the same as M-x apropos, so that it does what a new user would expect?
> Expert still have M-x apropos-command, which I think is the same as
> C-h a.
> Opinions.

Charles Sebold
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