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Re: [help-texinfo] Using @ref with two arguments

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [help-texinfo] Using @ref with two arguments
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 20:47:06 +0300

> From: "Christopher Dimech" <address@hidden>
> Cc: "Patrice Dumas" <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 19:30:55 +0200
> In what context do you use the second argument and what does it do
> exactly? As Patrice said it does nothing for pdf. My understanding
> is that one uses it for display purposes and not for directing to
> a node or an anchor.

It is useful in on-line formats, such as Info, when you want the
hyper-link displayed to the user say something other than the node
name.  See the example in the "Two Arguments" node of the Texinfo
manual: it shows the results in the Info and PDF formats.

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