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Re: Documentation on the command-line?


From: Sharon Kimble
Subject: Re: Documentation on the command-line?
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:40:01 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.92 (gnu/linux)

Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.
>
Thanks, "texdoc fancyhdr" opens up the documentation as a pdf file in
"atril" my default pdf reader. It works a treat, thanks :)

Sharon.
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