Here are some of the main options.
kaphelp application/topic subtopic
kaphelp classified classification
See the Section
"Navigating the Help Library" for details how to move around the help
information, and to select the topics you want to view.
At a prompt you may enter:
a topic and/or subtopic name(s) to display the help for that topic or subtopic, so for
block parameters box gives help on
BOX, which is a subtopic of
which in turn is a subtopic of
to see more text at a
Press RETURN to continue ... request;
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;
CTRL/D (pressing the CTRL and D keys simultaneously) in response to any prompt will
terminate the help session;
a question mark
? to redisplay the text for the current topic, including the list of
topic or subtopic names; or
... to display all the text below the current point in the hierarchy. For
BLOCK... displays information on the BLOCK topic as well as information on all
the subtopics under BLOCK.
You can abbreviate any topic or subtopic using the following rules.
Just give the first few characters, e.g.
Some topics are composed of several words separated by underscores. Each word of the
keyword may be abbreviated, e.g.
Colour_Set can be shortened to
act as wildcards, 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 a prompt.
If a word contains, but does end with an asterisk wildcard, it must not be truncated.
The entered string must not contain leading or embedded spaces.
Ambiguous abbreviations result in all matches being displayed.
Uses the portable help system.