fasthelp, fdhelp

Fasthelp clone for FreeDOS. Displays help on topic, Linux man-pages style.
    fasthelp [topic]
to see the list of topics.


Use the HELPPATH and LANG environment variables to specify the location and language of the help files respectively. The default path is ../help and default language is EN (english).

There is also the PAGER environment variable, which can be used to set an alternative program for displaying text help files. Calls to fasthelp will divert text files to the PAGER program.

See Set for more information on setting environment variables.

An identical command is fdhelp

See Also

Whatis and Apropos

Copyright © 2003 Rob Platt
This file forms part of The FreeDOS HTML Help Documentation, and is covered under its terms: see index.htm