11.26 help

help [ <topic> { <sub-topic> } ]

The help command provides an hierarchical source of information which is supplementary to this Users’ Guide. To obtain information on any particular topic, type help followed by the name of the topic, as in the following example

help commands

which provides information on Pyxplot’s commands. Some topics have sub-topics; these are listed at the end of each help page. To view them, add further words to the end of the help request, as in the example:

help commands help

Information is arranged with general information about Pyxplot under the heading about and information about Pyxplot’s commands under commands. Information about the format that input data files should take can be found under datafile. Other categories are self-explanatory.

To exit any help page, press the q key.