3.15 Interactive help

In addition to this Users’ Guide, Pyxplot also has a help command, which provides a hierarchical source of information. Typing help alone gives a brief introduction to the help system, as well as a list of topics about which help is available. To display help on any given topic, type help followed by the name of the topic. For example,

help datafile

provides information on the format in which Pyxplot expects to read data files and

help plot

provides information about the plot command. Some topics have sub-topics, which are listed at the end of each page. To view them, add further words to the end of your help request – an example might be

help set title