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INFO(1) User Commands INFO(1)
info - read Info documents
info [OPTION]... [MENU-ITEM...]
Read documentation in Info format.
use all matching manuals
look up STRING in all indices of all manuals
add DIR to INFOPATH
specify Info manual to visit
display this help and exit
go to node pointed by index entry STRING
specify nodes in first visited Info file
output selected nodes to FILE
-O, --show-options, --usage
go to command-line options node
recursively output menu items
-v, --variable VAR=VALUE
assign VALUE to Info variable VAR
display version information and exit
-w, --where, --location
print physical location of Info file
The first non-option argument, if present, is the menu entry to start from; it is searched for in all 'dir' files along INFOPATH. If it is
not present, info merges all 'dir' files and shows the result. Any remaining arguments are treated as the names of menu items relative to
the initial node visited.
For a summary of key bindings, type H within Info.
info show top-level dir menu
show the manual for this Info program
start at emacs node from top-level dir
info emacs buffers
select buffers menu entry in emacs manual
info emacs -n Files
start at Files node within emacs manual
alternative way to start at Files node
info --show-options emacs
start at node with emacs' command line options
info --subnodes -o out.txt emacs
dump entire emacs manual to out.txt
info -f ./foo.info
show file ./foo.info, not searching dir
Email bug reports to email@example.com, general questions and discussion to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texinfo home page: http://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo/
Copyright (C) 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
The full documentation for info is provided by the texinfo-doc-nonfree package as a Texinfo manual. If this package is installed at your
site, the command
should give you access to the complete manual. (Or, if you have Emacs, M-x info will lead to the manual.)
info 6.5 February 2018 INFO(1)