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Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: December 2004
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NAME

info - read Info documents  

SYNOPSIS

info [OPTION]... [MENU-ITEM...]  

DESCRIPTION

Read documentation in Info format.  

OPTIONS

--apropos=STRING
look up STRING in all indices of all manuals.
-d, --directory=DIR
add DIR to INFOPATH.
--dribble=FILENAME
remember user keystrokes in FILENAME.
-f, --file=FILENAME
specify Info file to visit.
-h, --help
display this help and exit.
--index-search=STRING
go to node pointed by index entry STRING.
-n, --node=NODENAME
specify nodes in first visited Info file.
-o, --output=FILENAME
output selected nodes to FILENAME.
-R, --raw-escapes
output "raw" ANSI escapes (default).
--no-raw-escapes
output escapes as literal text.
--restore=FILENAME
read initial keystrokes from FILENAME.
-O, --show-options, --usage
go to command-line options node.
--subnodes
recursively output menu items.
-w, --where, --location
print physical location of Info file.
--vi-keys
use vi-like and less-like key bindings.
--version
display version information and exit.

The first non-option argument, if present, is the menu entry to start from; it is searched for in all `dir' files along INFOPATH. If it is not present, info merges all `dir' files and shows the result. Any remaining arguments are treated as the names of menu items relative to the initial node visited.  

EXAMPLES

info
show top-level dir menu
info emacs
start at emacs node from top-level dir
info emacs buffers
start at buffers node within emacs manual
info --show-options emacs
start at node with emacs' command line options
info -f ./foo.info
show file ./foo.info, not searching dir
 

REPORTING BUGS

Email bug reports to bug-texinfo@gnu.org, general questions and discussion to help-texinfo@gnu.org. Texinfo home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc. There is NO warranty. You may redistribute this software under the terms of the GNU General Public License. For more information about these matters, see the files named COPYING.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT




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