Emacs Lisp: Documentation Lookup

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .
Alt+x describe-function
Show a function's inline doc.
In the help buffer, press Tab to move cursor to the link then press Enter to open it. Or use mouse to click on links.
emacs describe-function 2022-06-18
emacs describe-function 2022-06-18

Look Up Variable Doc String

Some words (symbols) in elisp source code are variables, not function. e.g. sentence-end-double-space

Alt+x describe-variable for inline doc of variables. [see Emacs: Show Variable Value, List Variables]

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