Emacs: View “man” Page

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emacs man command 2016-01-18
emacs M-x man.

How to read man page in emacs?

Call man or woman.

Emacs's man command calls the external unix man program, while woman is written in emacs lisp.

On Linux, they perform about equally well. On Microsoft Windows, you might try one or the other to see which you prefer.

emacs man page woman command 2016-01-18
emacs M-x woman.

How to read GNU “info” manuals inside emacs?

Call infoCtrl+h i】.

Emacs: View Info Page

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