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Re: how to open an uninstalled info file from within emacs


From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: how to open an uninstalled info file from within emacs
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2002 16:40:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.2 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)

"Robert P. J. Day" <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, 24 Sep 2002, Jonas Steverud wrote:
>
>> "Robert P. J. Day" <address@hidden> writes:
>> 
>> > how can i open in info mode a specific info file that i've
>> > downloaded from the net?
>> 
>> C-u C-h i
>
> ok, i'll bite -- why does adding the "C-u" universal argument on the
> front of "C-h i" cause this behavior?  it certainly isn't intuitive,
> at least not to me.  should i have guessed this somehow?

It's probably hard to guess, but `C-h k C-h i' would have told you.  The
node "(emacs)Misc Help" also mentions it.


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