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Re: man or info?

On Fri, Jun 21, 2002 at 10:18:41PM -0500, John Hasler wrote:
> > - When a page has a footnote, info feels a need to put it in a window
> > that fills half the screen, which you can't get rid of (as far as I
> > know).
> I get a window just large enough for the footnote.

Yes, but when a footnote is about ten lines long (which happens from
time to time), it still fills half of a standard 80x25 terminal.

> > Maybe these things are answered in the documentation, but 'info info'
> > gives documentation on another program,...
> info info -> Getting Started -> Using Stand-alone Info

'info info' used to give me the documentation for 'infokey', but after
reinstalling info this worked as it should. Maybe something went wrong
during an upgrade or so.

> > When info starts, it tells me that I can press Ctrl-h for help, but that
> > just crashes the program.
> Here it splits the screen and shows a list of commands with descriptions.

Hmm, I did some testing and it only seems to crash when I'm using a
Dutch locale.

Peter De Wachter

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