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Re: some info node manuals have no index

From: reader
Subject: Re: some info node manuals have no index
Date: Sat, 22 Dec 2007 18:50:33 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> writes:

> Am 22.12.2007 um 22:24 schrieb reader:
>> Emacs will open the gawk manual fine, but when asked to do `i' search
>> I get `no index'.
> You are writing of things I'm sure I've never noticed in GNU Emacs!

Its never happened to me before either!

> When I'm in info-mode at the top-level node of gawk and I type ``i´´ I
> get invited to search for a word, or such.
> Or do you mean the isearch function, C-s?

No I mean just what you did above.

> Finally, is /usr/share/info/ really the gawk info file?
> While you're in info-mode visiting some gawk node, you can type C-x d
> RET to see where you are ...

On my sytem yes.  The info browser knows how to open it with no
problem.  It also opens 

   info /usr/share/info/
opens it right up as does: 
   C-u C-h i /usr/share/info/ <RET> in emacs

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