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Re: Getting _help_ on last response from C-h c


From: Dmitry Alexandrov
Subject: Re: Getting _help_ on last response from C-h c
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2016 05:21:07 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Tim Johnson <address@hidden> writes:

> * Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden> [160531 16:51]:
>> Tim Johnson <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>> > On GNU Emacs 24.3.1 :
>> > Let's say I type C-h c C-M-a
>> >
>> > Help returns
>> > C-M-a runs the command beginning-of-defun
>> >
>> > As I understand it, to get _help_ on beginning-of-defun, I have to
>> > then type C-h f beginning-of-defun
>> >
>> > Is there a way that would return both the binding and help on the
>> > bound function?
>>
>> C-h k.
>>
>> I suggest to learn a bit about the different help commands Emacs offers.
>> Use C-h C-h (`help-for-help') when in doubt.
>   Thanks for the quick reply Michael.
>
>   I use C-h C-h frequently
>
>   From what I read there, I see no built-in way to get a "one-stop"
>   response such as I have described in my opening post.
>
>   Perhaps I have missed something?

So why ‘C-h k’ does not meet your needs?

If you’d like to have a more comprehensive help, you might try ‘C-h K’
to get a info node about a command that bound to a key, but note that
not every function is documented in the Manual.




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