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<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2 Final//EN">
<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE>Manual Pages - Text Search</TITLE>
<!-- Changed by: Michael Hamilton,  6-Apr-1996 -->
</HEAD>
<BODY>
<H1>Manual Pages - Text Search</H1>

<A HREF="http:/cgi-bin/man2html">Return to Main Contents</A>
<P>
<ISINDEX>

Examples:
<UL>
   <LI><TT>pwd;directory</TT> - Find both in the same man page.
   <LI><TT>pwd,directory</TT> - Find either.
   <LI><TT>pwd directory</TT> - Find the exact phrase.
   <LI><TT>-F 1 pwd</TT> - Look in section 1 only.
   <LI><TT>-B glipmse</TT> - Find the best match (allow for misspelling).
   <LI><TT>-L 0:10 pwd</TT> - Only show the first 10 man pages matched.
</UL>

<HR>
<P>
The index uses the <I>Glimpse</I>
(<A HREF="http:/cgi-bin/man2html?glimpse+1">glimpse(1)</A>)
text indexing system.  Many of the glimpse
options, regular expressions, and wildcards are valid:
see the <A HREF="http:/mansearchhelp.html">help page</A> for a summary.
<P>
<HR>

<P>
Glimpse
was developed by Udi Manber and Burra Gopal of the University of
Arizona, and Sun Wu of the National Chung-Cheng University, Taiwan.
You may contact the authors at <A HREF="mailto:glimpse@cs.arizona.edu">
glimpse@cs.arizona.edu</A>
<P>
The Manual Page text search interface was created for Linux by
<A HREF="mailto:michael@actrix.gen.nz">
Michael Hamilton</A>.
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