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RE: Using Emacs' help system

From: Drew Adams
Subject: RE: Using Emacs' help system
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2013 07:15:38 -0800

> > 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.

1. I've already agreed that both the command name and the doc string could be
improved (and I suggested how).

2. I specifically mentioned command `apropos-documentation' (`C-h d'), which
_does_ take the whole doc string into account, unlike `apropos',
`apropos-command' etc.

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