Re: Info sucks (was: Working for Debian is not just about packages)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Falk Hueffner) writes:
> The most sucking thing is definitely that you don't know how to go up
> one level. Pressing enter on the Up header should do this. Okay, 'u'
> is not exactly hard to guess, but with such a simple tool you
> shouldn't have to start guessing.
What, you wanna purty button to click on? 8^)
>From the top of the first page you see if you do M-x info:
This (the Directory node) gives a menu of major topics. Typing "d"
returns here, "q" exits, "?" lists all INFO commands, "h" gives a
primer for first-timers, "mTexinfo<Return>" visits Texinfo topic,
Or click mouse button 2 on a menu item or cross reference to select
If you hit the ? at any time, like it suggests than you will see all
of the available commands, including how to go up a node. You can
also use normal emacs help mechanisms to find this stuff out.
If this is the worse complaint about info that people can come up
with, then damn, I'm impressed with it.
Craig Brozefsky <email@example.com>
Free Scheme/Lisp Software http://www.red-bean.com/~craig
I say woe unto those who are wise in their own eyes, and yet
imprudent in 'dem outside -Sizzla