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Re: Documentation on the command-line?


From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Documentation on the command-line?
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2014 09:46:41 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.130012 (Ma Gnus v0.12) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

Sharon Kimble <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm trying to find the documentation of "fancyhdr", part of "Texlive",
> and I've tried -
> ╭────
> │man fancyhdr
> │info fancyhdr
> │show fancyhdr
> ╰────
>
> but its failing on all of them.
>
> So how do I get the documentation for an emacs or a latex package to
> show on the command-line please?

If you've got texlive-doc (or similarly-named package) installed, the
texdoc command-line utility is what you want. It opens up the PDF
documentation for a package, which is arguably a really annoying way to
read documentation, but that's what Texlive comes with. So "texdoc
fancyhdr" might do it.




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