[OS X TeX] Re: finding commands (was: Turning eps to pdf problems)

Jan Anderssen jan at linguist.umass.edu
Mon May 22 12:36:26 EDT 2006

david -

> which is some help, but wildly incomplete.  What I would like seems to
> make me a fossil.  I would like a list of commands, grouped by  
> function
> and also alphabetically, and a reasonably complete description of  
> their
> syntax, function and dependencies, as we had in the old days on Unix
> systems.

only a small step towards what you have in mind, but occasionally  
"apropos" is of help. from its manpage:

    apropos  searches a set of database files containing short  
    of system commands for keywords and displays the result on the  

"apropos image | less" for instance gives you a whole bunch of not so  
useful stuff, but also short descriptions for convert, mogrify, or  


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