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Re: Using Emacs' help system

From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: Using Emacs' help system
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 22:34:49 -0500
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In article <>,
 "Drew Adams" <> wrote:

> The command name doesn't tell you that it counts characters, but its doc 
> string
> does, actually:

But apropos doesn't show the whole doc string, just the first line. 
Since neither the name nor the first line of documentation suggests that 
this would be the command he wants, he wouldn't have any reason to click 
on it to see the full doc.

Barry Margolin,
Arlington, MA
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