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Re: info-find-source

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: info-find-source
Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2018 08:00:17 +0100
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.19; emacs 27.0.50

On 2018-01-14, at 03:57, Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> wrote:

> Marcin Borkowski wrote:
>>> Info has it's own keybindings. That can be
>>> a little tricky, since "s" is the normal way
>>> to search rather than "C-s" or "M-s".
>>> You can rebind these functions though.
>> I didn't know that!
> To quote the late Cipher, dreaming of
> re-entering the Matrix without remembering
> anything, "ignorance is a bliss".
>> Then, maybe a year or two ago, I learned
>> about the index and the `i' keystroke, and
>> now I can't understand how I used
>> Info before.
> Unnecessary in text-mode, of course.

Seriously?  Try C-s'ing the string "interactive" your way to find out
about the (interactive) codes.

In Emacs Lisp Reference:

C-x n w
M-x how-many RET
interactive RET

result: 515 hits.  The "right" one is about 1/3 down the list.

>> I would really like it if someone set up
>> a contest of "how fast can someone use Info
>> to search for things and come back to other
>> things and not get distracted by links and/or
>> writing one's own functions to do what you
>> can do with stock Emacs better", and made
>> Emanuel and me the contestants.
> If so, I will not only defeat you. I will
> punish you :)

Wouldn't be so sure - see above. ;-)


Marcin Borkowski

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