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g.manual — Displays the manual pages of GRASS modules.

Keywords

general, manual, help

Synopsis

g.manual
g.manual --help
g.manual [-itmo] entry=string [--help] [--verbose] [--quiet] [--ui]

Flags

-i
Display index
-t
Display topics
-m
Display as MAN text page instead of HTML page in browser
-o
Display online manuals instead of locally installed
Use online manuals available at http://grass.osgeo.org website. This flag has no effect when displaying MAN text pages.
--help
Print usage summary
--verbose
Verbose module output
--quiet
Quiet module output
--ui
Force launching GUI dialog

Parameters

entry=string [required]
Manual entry to be displayed

Description

g.manual display the manual pages of GRASS in HTML and MAN format.

Notes

The name of the browser is defined in the environment variable GRASS_HTML_BROWSER. For most platforms this should be an executable in your PATH, or the full path to an executable. See variables for details.

Examples

Show index page in the browser.

g.manual -i

Show manual page of d.vect module in the browser.

g.manual d.vect

Show module manual page in terminal.

g.manual -m d.vect

Author

Markus Neteler

Last changed: $Date: 2013-01-06 07:32:45 -0800 (Sun, 06 Jan 2013) $

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