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bug#4960: 23.1.50; Please provide access to the tour on the Help menu;


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: bug#4960: 23.1.50; Please provide access to the tour on the Help menu; preferably ship it also
Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 15:08:34 +0100

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Joel J. Adamson <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>>>> "Jason" == Jason A Spiro <address@hidden> writes:
>
>    > Hi, Please provide access to the Emacs guided tour on the Emacs'
>    > Help menu.  Preferably as the first item on the menu, since it is
>    > more useful than the tutorial.
>
> The tour shows features of Emacs, the tutorial shows you how to use the
> basic editing commands.  How is one "more useful" than the other?  I
> agree that the tour is more useful if you're deciding whether to use
> Emacs, but if you've already installed Emacs, you need to know how to
> use it in order to get at those features.


You might be showing Emacs to someone. Since it is at least on some
systems easy to install you could use the tour to decide if you want
to use Emacs for what you currently want to do. It may also give you
inspirations for new ways to use Emacs.





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