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Re: Info viewer: Links to function documentations?

From: H. Dieter Wilhelm
Subject: Re: Info viewer: Links to function documentations?
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 17:27:06 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <> writes:

>> From: Stefan Monnier <>
>> Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 10:15:07 -0400

>> > ┬┤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.
> Info does support images (and the Emacs Info reader can display them).

OK, then I have to try harder in my example. :-/
Thank you Eli

> So at least this part really just waits volunteers to add images to
> our manuals.  As for hyperlinks to Emacs documentation: if the intent
> is to link to the doc strings,


> then this is just a question of someone coming up with the code to do
> that.

I assume this would mean coding in C, wouldn't it? :D

Best wishes
H. Dieter Wilhelm
Zwingenberg, Germany

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