Difference between revisions of "Info"

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'''Info' is the '''Help''' browser in [[GNU Emacs]]. Think '''F1''.
 
'''Info' is the '''Help''' browser in [[GNU Emacs]]. Think '''F1''.
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; {{Command|info-apropos}}
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: Don't know where to go. Try this command. For example, try {{Command|info-apropos RET compile RET}} to see some idea of what you can do.
  
 
; {{CommandKeys|C-h r| info-emacs-manual}}
 
; {{CommandKeys|C-h r| info-emacs-manual}}
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: See what manuals of all packages that come with your [[GNU Emacs]]
 
: See what manuals of all packages that come with your [[GNU Emacs]]
  
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; {{Keys|i}}
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: While in an info buffer, jump to some topic of interest. To learn about [[regular expression]]s try {{Keys|C-h r}} and {{Keys|i regular TAB}.
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; {{Keys|I}}
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: Same as {{Keys|i}} but gives you a list of links.
  
 
[[Category:Self Help]][[Category:Beginner]][[Category:Intermediate]]
 
[[Category:Self Help]][[Category:Beginner]][[Category:Intermediate]]

Revision as of 09:18, 30 March 2012

Info' is the Help browser in GNU Emacs. Think F1.

M-x info-apropos
Don't know where to go. Try this command. For example, try M-x info-apropos RET compile RET to see some idea of what you can do.
[C-h r] (or M-x info-emacs-manual)
Learn how to use GNU Emacs
[C-h i] (or M-x info)
See what manuals of all packages that come with your GNU Emacs
[i]
While in an info buffer, jump to some topic of interest. To learn about regular expressions try [C-h r] and {{Keys|i regular TAB}.
[I]
Same as [i] but gives you a list of links.