fapropos - Searches Ftools help files for a given word (or words).


          fapropos [-s] arg1 arg2 ...


Searches only the brief description of each help file

Print out the expression fapropos is using

Gives this help

List the matches, without the short description

The arguments will be concatenated and passed straight to the regular expression search. This will facilitate entering more complicated regular expressions.

Makes the search case sensitive

Makes matches for whole words only

The arguments are taken as a list of regular expressions, and OR'ed before being applied to the text of the help files. The only restriction is that each expression cannot contain spaces.


fapropos arf rmf
Looks for tasks whose help files mention arf or rmf.


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