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Help finding the right command
Authored by: jecwobble on Jan 09, '07 08:52:02AM

This is all great, but when I'm trying to remember which command does the task I'm trying to accomplish at the moment, I don't want to have to visually scan through several hundred commands.

I'm away from my Mac at the moment, so I don't know how responsive any of these options are, but I suppose I could write a script that incorporates one of these options along with perhaps egrep to whittle the list down to say, any commands dealing with PDFs for instance.

Aside from that, anyone know how to find the right command quickly?



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Help finding the right command
Authored by: cleanhead on Jan 09, '07 04:42:56PM
Help finding the right command
Authored by: calum on Jan 10, '07 06:33:43PM

"man -k pdf" or "apropos pdf" will show you all the commands related to pdf handling, for example.



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