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OSX 10.6.2 - man page for apropos (osx section 1)

apropos(1)						      General Commands Manual							apropos(1)

NAME
apropos - search the whatis database for strings
SYNOPSIS
apropos keyword ...
DESCRIPTION
apropos searches a set of database files containing short descriptions of system commands for keywords and displays the result on the stan- dard output.
AUTHOR
John W. Eaton was the original author of man. Zeyd M. Ben-Halim released man 1.2, and Andries Brouwer followed up with versions 1.3 thru 1.5p. Federico Lucifredi <flucifredi@acm.org> is the current maintainer.
SEE ALSO
whatis(1), man(1). September 19, 2005 apropos(1)