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Re: info-find-source


From: Kaushal Modi
Subject: Re: info-find-source
Date: Sat, 13 Jan 2018 03:29:21 +0000

On Fri, Jan 12, 2018, 7:55 PM Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> wrote:

> Another example where info is slower is this
> very common situation.
>
> 1. You look something up with info and use it.
>
> 2. You look something else up and use that.
>
> 3, or I mean 1b - because the first thing
> didn't quite work! Now, with info, you have to
> navigate back to that node to see what it
> really said. And maybe between steps 1 and 2,
> you looked up something else still, which you
> didn't use, which might even belong to some
> different program, etc. etc.!
>
> With a text file, you bring that file up -
> which is always the same for a given piece of
> software - and make a search up or down in
> the document.
>
> this is faster and easier, again using only the
> everyday commands and finger-habits which has
> nothing to do with info or any other major or
> minor mode.
>

All of what you said is a non-issue. You basically need to learn to use
Info (C-h i h). If you don't want to learn it and search just plain text,
that's fine too.

> --

Kaushal Modi


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