[tex-live] searching help for files w/o documentation

Werner LEMBERG wl at gnu.org
Sat Dec 20 21:42:46 CET 2008

> >  You might also look up the source code in case you know the exact
> >  file name; provided that file `CJKnumb.sty' exists, try
> >
> >    texdoc CJKnumb.sty
> After texdoc has failed why not try a full-text search using a tool
> like Apple's spotlight, beagle, namazu2, strigi, tracker, recoll,
> etc.?  Some of these are TeX-friendly, and some have GUI front-ends.

You've missed the point: `texdoc CJKnumb.sty' works as expected!  But
it isn't announced properly that you can use texdoc to find files in
the texmf tree outside of the documentation directories (and Manuel
wants this non-announcement).


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