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.
Here's the most important info keys:
|goto Next Link||Tab|
|Visit Link||Enter ↵|
|Back (last node)||l|
|parent node (up)||u|
|list keys||【Ctrl+h m】|
2 great commands for searching info is:
They don't have keys. You might want to set 【Ctrl+h 4】 or 【Ctrl+h 5】 for them. 〔►see Emacs: How to Define Keys〕
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.