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There are templates defined for referencing variables, function, command, keys, manual etc. Use them for uniform experience. See Special:UncategorizedTemplates.
|What it looks like||What you type|
|M-x apropos|| |
(find-file) || |
|Major Modes (`(info "(emacs) Major Modes")')|| |
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