help - Give help for the commands


help [-rh] [<pattern>]

This command gives help on the commands.

Command options:

-r
Force reloading of the command help files before printing the help. Command help files are stored in the documentation area provided in the distribution. At times, the documentation may change. This command forces the reloading of the help files to reflect the changes. Only under rare circumstances, such as user define new tcl commands using docproc, do this option needed.
-h
Print usage.
<pattern>
If a pattern is given, only commands which match this pattern are listed. If the pattern given is the exact name of a command, a long display giving the complete help on the command will be printed. For example, if * given, all commands are listed. If sym* is given, all commands prefixed with "sym" will be listed. If no pattern is given, the default pattern is *.

Last updated on 980624 22h10