man pages

João Fonseca jfonseca at unisys.com.br
Sun May 4 17:37:21 PDT 2003


At 00:57 5/5/2003 +0100, you wrote:
>On Sun, 4 May 2003 23:50:34 +0000 (UTC)
>mpeters at mac.com ("Michael A. Peters") wrote:
>
> >
> > > I cant navigate info pages at all beyond scrolling up / down. how
> > > the hell do you select a link or follow one?
> > >
> > > heck, how do you scroll one line at a time, even?
> >
> > Navigating info is much like navigating emacs
> > It actually works better from withing emacs (C-l for example only
> > seems to work for me from within emacs) but certainly is navigable
> > without emacs. Hit enter to follow a link.
>
>Thanks for trying, but Im afraid you merely convinced me that info is
>even nastier than I though...

Have you tried pinfo? It´s a curses based man and info browser with a 
display and navigation much like links. It´s the only way that I can stand 
info but it makes info a pleasure.


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