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Re: Info viewer: Links to function documentations?


From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Info viewer: Links to function documentations?
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 10:15:07 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> For example: When I'm writing `command-name' in a mode documentation
> Emacs creates automatically a link to the function documentation.  When
> I'm writing the same in an info documentation it is shown as
> ┬┤command-name', a dead string under Emacs' info viewer.  And the user
> has to know that typing "C-h f" is accesses this documention.

Info would indeed benefit from better use of hyperlinks (and images).
This will require using a different format, tho, since the Info format
is barely more than plain text.


        Stefan




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