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No indexed help

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: No indexed help
Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 08:26:54 -0500 (CDT)

On 24-May-2000, Gerald Marewo <address@hidden> wrote:

| One other problem I still have with octave 2.0.16 is that it seems
| I cannot get any indexed help by typing the following
|       help -i command
| where command is any valid octave command. The funny thing is that
| if I leave out the argument 'command' I get help pages in which I
| cannot access the 'menu' section; always skips this part when I go
| from one section to another using the 'n' or the 'p' key(s).
| I should also note that typing
|       help command
| does work and it advises me to use the command `help -i <topic>'
| to search the manual index, which gives the following output.
|       no entries found
| Any form of help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance.

This works for me with 2.0.16 and the version of GNU Info that is
distributed with Texinfo 4.0.

What version of GNU Info do you have?  Does it understand the
--index-search option?  Does your Info-formatted copy of the Octave
manual have a valid index?


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