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npm-help-search — Search npm help documentation


npm help-search <text>

Note: This command is unaware of workspaces.


This command will search the npm markdown documentation files for the terms provided, and then list the results, sorted by relevance.

If only one result is found, then it will show that help topic.

If the argument to npm help is not a known help topic, then it will call help-search.  It is rarely if ever necessary to call this command directly.


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  • Default: false
  • Type: Boolean

Show extended information in ls, search, and help-search. <!-- AUTOGENERATED CONFIG DESCRIPTIONS END -->

See Also

  • npm help npm
  • npm help help


July 2021