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Re: Documentation improvements
- From: "Samuel" <samuel at socal dot rr dot com>
- To: "Cygwin mailing list" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 21:59:52 -0700
- Subject: Re: Documentation improvements
"Robert Aldwinckle" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> whatis and apropos are two related commands
> which seem to interrogate a partial concordance of
> the documentation. I'm still looking for a way to make
> the results more complete.
Thank you, Robert. I will look at whatis and apropos.
> Another way to get oriented heretical as it may sound
> is to use Windows Explorer and its Find tool.
Yes, for us familiar with Windows, use of Windows for that purpose can be
> Vim and emacs are installed as editors.
I did use emacs a bit over a decade ago but it is so different from what I
am accustomed to I quickly gave up. I might have used it more than I
remember; it might have been the editor supplied with an old C compiler.
It assume that Vim and emacs are not installed by default, since I don't
find it in my system. If I am correct that they are not installed by default
then I will find them but if I am incorrect then perhaps I need to daignose
why I don't find it in my system.
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