Re: About "man" help page
From: David Raleigh Arnold (darnold4_at_cox.net)
Date: Wed, 08 Sep 2004 10:39:20 -0400
On Tue, 07 Sep 2004 23:16:23 -0700, Steve Anderson wrote:
> When you type "man commandname", you will see the documenation for that
> command. I can see in the document pages some text is shown in blue and
> some is shown with underline. Is there anything special with that? Are
> those supposed to be clickable hyperlinks?
> My question is,
> Is there any command other than man which can display the documentation
> in a way like a html page?
"info" has links, but info format is not html. When formatted as a man
page, there is more on the page, while info tends to smaller pages with
links. The man page, being larger, is better for
searching. Type "/".
try dhelp for html. daveA
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