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Re: Better documentation search

From: Carnë Draug
Subject: Re: Better documentation search
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:21:02 +0100

On 16 April 2014 08:46, Richard KIrk <address@hidden> wrote:
> I had never found the 'lookfor' command. I always thought there ought to be
> a better way of looking for a command if you have no idea what it's name
> was. The 'octave' naming style is pretty compact, and it is sometimes hard
> to guess.
> If you do 'help lookfor' then the help message ends with...
>      See also: help, doc, which.
> Perhaps the straight 'help' reply should have a similar last line...
>      See also: doc, which, lookfor
> That would put people like me on the right track.

It does. Under Octave 3.8.1:

    octave:3> help help
         See also: doc, lookfor, which.


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