apropos

Command: apropos


Description

Apropos prints out all lines of the helpindex that match the regular
expression. The regular expression can be a simple string.
The search is case invariant. Apropos uses extended regular
expressions.

Parameters

regexp: Regular expression either as a string or literal.

Author
R Kupper

Synopsis
(regexp) apropos -> -
/regexp apropos -> -


Examples

SLI ] /apropos apropos
apropos Search the command index for a regular expression.

SLI ] /Apropos apropos
apropos Search the command index for a regular expression.

SLI ] /Express* apropos
apropos Search the command index for a regular expression.
EvaluateLiteralInfixes Evaluates an array of infix expressions
ExecMath execute a math expression.
grep extract lines matching a regular expression pattern
regcomp Create a regular expression
regexec compare string and regular expression
testsuite::test_iaf_psp_peak test of closed form expression for peak
ToMathematicaExpression converts SLI data to Mathematica input

SLI ] (regular expression) apropos
apropos Search the command index for a regular expression.
regcomp Create a regular expression
regexec compare string and regular expression

SLI ] /DoWhatIWant apropos
DoWhatIWant: nothing appropriate.

File
lib/sli/helpinit.sli
Diagnostics

Raises /CannotConvertToRegexp if the expression cannot be converted
to a regular expression (see :regerror).
Raises /FileNotFound if the help index file cannot be found.

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