INFO(1)                          User Commands                         INFO(1)

       info - read Info documents

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

       Read documentation in Info format.

              look up STRING in all indices of all manuals.

       -d, --directory=DIR
              add DIR to INFOPATH.

              remember user keystrokes in FILENAME.

       -f, --file=FILENAME
              specify Info file to visit.

       -h, --help
              display this help and exit.

              go to node pointed by index entry STRING.

       -n, --node=NODENAME
              specify nodes in first visited Info file.

       -o, --output=FILENAME
              output selected nodes to FILENAME.

       -R, --raw-escapes
              output "raw" ANSI escapes (default).

              output escapes as literal text.

              read initial keystrokes from FILENAME.

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

              recursively output menu items.

       -w, --where, --location
              print physical location of Info file.

              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.

       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 ./
              show file ./, not searching dir

       Email bug reports to, general questions and discus-
       sion     to      Texinfo      home      page:

       Copyright   2004 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.

info 4.8                         December 2004                         INFO(1)

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