Emacs: View Info Page
Emacs has extensive documentation, in a format called Texinfo. The Texinfo document has a tree structure, and allow embedded links, similar to HTML.
To view info doc, start emacs, then, Alt+x
info 【Ctrl+h i】. Once you are in the Info doc, you can use the mouse or keyboard to navigate.
Info Mode Keys
Here's most useful info keys:
- goto Next Link → Tab
- Visit Link → Enter
- Back (last node) → l
- Forward → r
- parent node (up) → u
- previous node → p
- next node → n
- search → s
- quit info → q
- view help → h
- list keys → 【Ctrl+h m】
2 great commands for searching info is:
Open a Info File
If you have a info file that's not listed in the index, you can open it in info by first call
universal-argument 【Ctrl+u】 then
info 【Ctrl+h i】. Emacs will prompt for a path.
Add Web Browser Backspace Key or Mouse Button
Emacs: Add Web Browser Back Key/Button to Info mode