looking up function's doc in emacs

Daniel Fetchinson fetchinson at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 10 22:35:30 CET 2008


> in programing elisp in emacs, i can press "Ctrl+h f" to lookup the doc
> for the function under cursor.
>
> is there such facility when coding in perl, python, php?
>
> (i'm interested in particular python. In perl, i can work around with
> "perldoc -f functionName", and in php it's php.net/functionName. Both
> of which i have a elisp command with a shortcut that let me jump to
> the doc)

Why can't you do the same with pydoc (the command line tool, ususally
installed in /usr/local/bin/pydoc or somewhere else if python shipped
with your distro).

Cheers,
Daniel

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