Commit 4e7ab35c authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Help Mode): Move node up in file.

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......@@ -74,9 +74,9 @@ This displays the available Emacs packages based on keywords.
* Key Help:: Asking what a key does in Emacs.
* Name Help:: Asking about a command, variable or function name.
* Apropos:: Asking what pertains to a given topic.
* Help Mode:: Special features of Help mode and Help buffers.
* Library Keywords:: Finding Lisp libraries by keywords (topics).
* Language Help:: Help relating to international language support.
* Help Mode:: Special features of Help mode and Help buffers.
* Misc Help:: Other help commands.
* Help Files:: Commands to display pre-written help files.
* Help Echo:: Help on active text and tooltips (`balloon help')
......@@ -390,6 +390,62 @@ display the most relevant ones first.
the variable @code{apropos-documentation-sort-by-scores} is
@code{nil}, apropos lists the symbols found in alphabetical order.
@node Help Mode
@section Help Mode Commands
Help buffers provide the same commands as View mode (@pxref{Misc File
Ops}), plus a few special commands of their own.
@table @kbd
@item @key{SPC}
Scroll forward.
@item @key{DEL}
Scroll backward.
@item @key{RET}
Follow a cross reference at point.
@item @key{TAB}
Move point forward to the next cross reference.
@item S-@key{TAB}
Move point back to the previous cross reference.
@item Mouse-1
@itemx Mouse-2
Follow a cross reference that you click on.
@item C-c C-c
Show all documentation about the symbol at point.
@end table
When a function name (@pxref{M-x,, Running Commands by Name}),
variable name (@pxref{Variables}), or face name (@pxref{Faces})
appears in the documentation, it normally appears inside paired
single-quotes. To view the documentation of that command, variable or
face, you can click on the name with @kbd{Mouse-1} or @kbd{Mouse-2},
or move point there and type @key{RET}. Use @kbd{C-c C-b} to retrace
your steps.
@cindex URL, viewing in help
@cindex help, viewing web pages
@cindex viewing web pages in help
@cindex web pages, viewing in help
@findex browse-url
You can follow cross references to URLs (web pages) also. This uses
the @code{browse-url} command to view the page in the browser you
choose. @xref{Browse-URL}.
@kindex @key{TAB} @r{(Help mode)}
@findex help-next-ref
@kindex S-@key{TAB} @r{(Help mode)}
@findex help-previous-ref
There are convenient commands to move point to cross references in
the help text. @key{TAB} (@code{help-next-ref}) moves point down to
the next cross reference. @kbd{S-@key{TAB}} moves up to the previous
cross reference (@code{help-previous-ref}).
To view all documentation about any symbol name that appears in the
text, move point to the symbol name and type @kbd{C-c C-c}
(@code{help-follow-symbol}). This shows all available documentation
about the symbol as a variable, function and/or face. As above, use
@kbd{C-c C-b} to retrace your steps.
@node Library Keywords
@section Keyword Search for Lisp Libraries
......@@ -460,62 +516,6 @@ input method currently in use. @xref{Input Methods}.
coding systems---either a specified coding system, or the ones
currently in use. @xref{Coding Systems}.
@node Help Mode
@section Help Mode Commands
Help buffers provide the same commands as View mode (@pxref{Misc File
Ops}), plus a few special commands of their own.
@table @kbd
@item @key{SPC}
Scroll forward.
@item @key{DEL}
Scroll backward.
@item @key{RET}
Follow a cross reference at point.
@item @key{TAB}
Move point forward to the next cross reference.
@item S-@key{TAB}
Move point back to the previous cross reference.
@item Mouse-1
@itemx Mouse-2
Follow a cross reference that you click on.
@item C-c C-c
Show all documentation about the symbol at point.
@end table
When a function name (@pxref{M-x,, Running Commands by Name}),
variable name (@pxref{Variables}), or face name (@pxref{Faces})
appears in the documentation, it normally appears inside paired
single-quotes. To view the documentation of that command, variable or
face, you can click on the name with @kbd{Mouse-1} or @kbd{Mouse-2},
or move point there and type @key{RET}. Use @kbd{C-c C-b} to retrace
your steps.
@cindex URL, viewing in help
@cindex help, viewing web pages
@cindex viewing web pages in help
@cindex web pages, viewing in help
@findex browse-url
You can follow cross references to URLs (web pages) also. This uses
the @code{browse-url} command to view the page in the browser you
choose. @xref{Browse-URL}.
@kindex @key{TAB} @r{(Help mode)}
@findex help-next-ref
@kindex S-@key{TAB} @r{(Help mode)}
@findex help-previous-ref
There are convenient commands to move point to cross references in
the help text. @key{TAB} (@code{help-next-ref}) moves point down to
the next cross reference. @kbd{S-@key{TAB}} moves up to the previous
cross reference (@code{help-previous-ref}).
To view all documentation about any symbol name that appears in the
text, move point to the symbol name and type @kbd{C-c C-c}
(@code{help-follow-symbol}). This shows all available documentation
about the symbol as a variable, function and/or face. As above, use
@kbd{C-c C-b} to retrace your steps.
@node Misc Help
@section Other Help Commands
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