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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       info - read Info documents

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       info [OPTION]... [MENU-ITEM...]

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       Read documentation in Info format.

OPTIONS    [Toc]    [Back]

	      look up SUBJECT in all indices of all manuals.

	      add DIR to INFOPATH.

	      remember user keystrokes in FILENAME.

	      specify Info file to visit.

       --help display this help and exit.

	      go to node pointed by index entry STRING.

	      specify nodes in first visited Info file.

	      output selected nodes to FILENAME.

	      don't remove ANSI escapes from man pages.

	      read initial keystrokes from FILENAME.

       --show-options, --usage
	      go to command-line options node.

	      recursively output menu items.

	      use vi-like and less-like key bindings.

	      display version information and exit.

       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.

EXAMPLES    [Toc]    [Back]

       info   show top-level dir menu

       info emacs
	      start at emacs node from top-level dir

       info emacs buffers
	      start at buffers node within emacs manual

       info --show-options emacs
	      start at node with emacs' command line options

       info -f ./foo.info
	      show file ./foo.info, not searching dir

REPORTING BUGS    [Toc]    [Back]

       Email bug reports to bug-texinfo@gnu.org, general questions and discussion
 to help-texinfo@gnu.org.

COPYRIGHT    [Toc]    [Back]

       Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.   There  is  NO  warranty.
	You  may redistribute this software under the terms of the GNU
       General Public License.	For more information about these matters,  see
       the files named COPYING.

GNU texinfo 4.1 		  March 2002			       INFO(1)
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