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Re: apropos should add 'search thru documentation help strings too" opt

From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: apropos should add 'search thru documentation help strings too" option
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 09:45:57 -0600

Dan Jacobson wrote:
> >>>>> "Kai" == Kai Gro├čjohann <Kai.Grossjohann@CS.Uni-Dortmund.DE> writes:
> Kai> On 22 Jul 2001, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> Kai> Maybe, but since there is M-x apropos-documentation RET, I never
> Kai> really bothered to think about it much.
> Gosh, that is what I was looking for... I think that when one does
> (describe-function (quote apropos)) it would be nice to see mention of
> it, otherwise "my" category of user will never learn about it...
> [Thinking: I know M-x apropos but I need something more
> powerful... ok. let's do (describe-function (quote apropos)) to see if
> maybe C-u M-x apropos will give me the extra power I need... hmmm
> apparently, C-u M-x apropos will give me some extra power, but not
> enough, sigh.  [therefore it should mention "for even more power, see
> the command M-x apropos-documentation"]

M-x apropos RET apropos RET
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