Display helpful information about commands.

      man -k [command]

      info [command]

      help [-s] [command]

      -s   restrict the information displayed to a short usage synopsis.

      -k  Search by command description rather than command name.

Press <Space bar> to view the next page
Press <return> to view next line
Press <ctrl-C> to exit

"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." W. B. Yeats

Related commands:

more - Display output one screen at a time
less - Display output one screen at a time

Equivalent Windows NT commands:

HELP command or command /? will display syntax.
Full help information is in GUI Help files (START HELP).

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Simon Sheppard