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Re: info-find-source


From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: info-find-source
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:43:42 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.19; emacs 27.0.50

On 2018-01-11, at 22:55, Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> wrote:

> Marcin Borkowski wrote:
>
>> I have never had a need to look at raw info
>> files (outside info).
>
> Info, with all those tiny nodes hanging
> everywhere like ornaments from
> a paleo-Christmas tree on Terra Prima, can be
> painfully slow to navigate.

On the contrary, I find Info extremely fast.

> On the other hand, if you get the "raw" file,
> which is actually just a bunch of marked-up
> text, you can make a search for a term using
> your everyday search-mechanism, and find every
> occurence of that term in the entire body
> of documentation.

Why not just use `C-s'?  (Or, even better, `i'?)  I use both all the
time, and they let me search through the whole manual (not only the
current node).

Best,

-- 
Marcin Borkowski



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