Commit 3085f862 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Fix last change for docs search procedure (suggested by Dave Love).

parent b40bfb99
......@@ -44,15 +44,19 @@ command or option, we recommend the following procedure:
@table @kbd
@item C-h a @var{topic} @key{RET}
This searches the built-in short documentation of each command for
strings which match @var{topic}. @var{topic} can be a regular
expression (@pxref{Regexps}). Browse the buffer popped up by Emacs, to
find what you are looking for.
This searches for commands whose names match @var{topic}. @var{topic}
is a regular expression (@pxref{Regexps}). Browse the buffer popped up
by Emacs, to find what you are looking for. @xref{Apropos}.
@item M-x apropos @var{topic} @key{RET}
This works like @kbd{C-h a}, but it also searches the documentation of
user options and other variables, in case the feature you are looking
for is controlled by an option, not a command.
This works like @kbd{C-h a}, but it also searches for user options and
other variables, in case the feature you are looking for is controlled
by an option, not a command. @xref{Apropos}.
@item M-x apropos-documentation @var{topic} @key{RET}
This searches the @emph{documentation strings} of all variables and
functions (not their names) for a match for @var{topic}, a regular
expression. @xref{Apropos}.
@item C-h i emacs @key{RET} i @var{topic} @key{RET}
This looks up @var{topic} in the indices of the Emacs on-line manual.
......@@ -67,9 +71,9 @@ rather than in its indices.
This brings up the Emacs FAQ, where you can use the usual search
commands (@pxref{Search}) to find the information.
@item M-x finder-by-keyword
@item C-h p
Finally, you can try looking up a suitable package using keywords
pertinent to the feature you need.
pertinent to the feature you need. @xref{Library Keywords}.
@end table
@menu
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