enter a topic and/or subtopic name(s) to display the help for that topic or subtopic, so for example,
polka parameters dpi
" gives help on DPI, which is a subtopic of Parameters, which in turn is a
subtopic of FINDCLUMPS;
press the RETURN key to see more text at a
" Press RETURN to continue ...
press the RETURN key at topic and subtopic prompts to move up one level in the hierarchy, and if you are at the top level it will terminate the help session;
enter CTRL/D (i.e. press the CTRL and D keys simultaneously) in response to any prompt will terminate the help session;
enter a question mark
" to redisplay the text for the current topic, including the list of topic or
subtopic names; or
enter an ellipsis
" to display all the text below the current point in the hierarchy. For example,
" displays information on the FINDCLUMPS topic as well as information on all the
subtopics under FINDCLUMPS.
You can abbreviate any topic or subtopic using the following rules.
Just give the first few characters, e.g.
" for Parameters.
Some topics are composed of several words separated by underscores. Each word of the keyword may
be abbreviated, e.g.
" can be shortened to
act as wild-cards, where the percent sign matches any single character, and asterisk matches any
sequence of characters. Thus to display information on all available topics, type an asterisk in reply to
If a word contains, but does end with an asterisk wild-card, it must not be truncated.
The entered string must not contain leading or embedded spaces.
Ambiguous abbreviations result in all matches being displayed.