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Re: Why I can't use `info' in emacs?


From: Ronald
Subject: Re: Why I can't use `info' in emacs?
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 17:20:23 +0800
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:
From: Ronald <address@hidden>
Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 07:59:03 +0800

It works in bash.
But in emacs, either I use`M-x info' or `C-h C-i',
it can't display the info page.

First, I assume you meant "C-h i", not "C-h C-i".

Second, what does ``can't display the info page'' mean, exactly?  What
happens after "C-h i"?

I'd like to see the info page for the word where the point is.
When I type ``C-h C-i" it says there is no info node for that word.
But in bash there is.
I was told to add the path to Info-default-directory-list, but I don't know where it is.

``C-h i" works fine.

What I need is very simple, open the info page for the word where the point is.

``man 3 printf" ,  how to do it with info?

There are several ways.  If you are sure you are looking for the C
library function `printf', type "C-h S c-mode RET printf RET".

If you are not sure what `printf' you are looking for, try "M-x
info-apropos RET".

(The above might not work if you are not running Emacs 22.)

I think the key sequence is too long for convenience.


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