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help -i in emacs

From: John W. Eaton
Subject: help -i in emacs
Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 13:16:12 -0500 (CDT)

On 12-May-1998, PETER HOPFGARTNER <address@hidden> wrote:

|      I would like to know if it is possible to set the .octaverc file in a 
|      way that:
|      1) help -i starts the enacs info reader when octave is run in 
|      *Inferior Octave* under emacs
|      2) behaves as usual when run in a terminal session
|      IMHO this could be a fine default behavior for EOS (which I started to 
|      use VERY recently, but got addicted immediatly).

If you have gnuserv installed and working, you should only have to do
the following:

  * add 

        (autoload 'octave-help "octave-hlp" nil t)
        (require 'gnuserv)

    to your .emacs file.

  * put

      INFO_PROGRAM = "info-emacs-octave-help";

    in the file ~/.emacs-octave.


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