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Re: Help mode binding of `?' - command to give info on thing at point or
Re: Help mode binding of `?' - command to give info on thing at point or mode
Fri, 24 Feb 2006 02:31:45 +0200
Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)
> `?' in Help mode is currently bound to `describe-mode'.
`?' is bound in View mode, not in Help mode. It will be shadowed when
bound in Help mode.
> How about, instead, binding `?' to a command that gives you information on
> the name at point, when appropriate, and does `describe-mode' (as a
> fall-back) otherwise?
> If the name at point names more than one thing (e.g. function, variable,
> face), then the `?' command could ask which you want.
I think a new command like describe-thing-at-point with a new global
keybinding would be useful.