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OK or STOP <CR> will terminate Helpsys; <ctrl-E> may be used
to terminate output without leaving Helpsys.
Inquiries are made in the form of simple sentences entered in
UPPER-CASE, void of punctuation and ended with a carriage-return
TELL ME ABOUT CAR <CR>
will respond with the description of the function CAR.
TELL ME ABOUT NONLISTS IN CAR <CR>
will respond with all sentences in the description of CAR
which contain the single word NONLISTS.
WHAT ARE THE ARGS FOR ADDPROP <CR>
will respond with the argument list of ADDPROP.
TELL ME ABOUT THE FIRST ARG OF ADDPROP <CR>
will respond with all sentences containing a reference to the first
argument in the description of ADDPROP.
Helpsys knows about every item that appears in the index in the
INTERLISP manual. This includes variables, property names,
clisp operators, makefile options, edit commands, etc., as well
as phrases. For example,
TELL ME ABOUT COROUTINES AND GENERATORS
will present information corresponding to the indicated topic.
At any point, the user can type MORE, causing Helpsys to display
additional information, one page at a time, starting from the
point it last left off. After each page, Helpsys will query the
user with More? at which time the user can respond Y or N.
Helpsys provides spelling correction and completion, e.g.
TELL ME ABOUT CLISP$FLG
will present the user with a list of all topics beginning with
the letters CLISP, and ending with the letters FLG. The user
can then select the topic by typing the corresponding