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Section: 1 (Commandes utilisateur)


pts apropos - Displays each help entry containing a keyword string


pts apropos << -topic <help string >>> [-help]

pts ap << -t <help string >>> [-h]


The pts apropos command displays the first line of the online help entry for any pts command that has in its name or short description the string specified by the -topic argument.

To display the syntax for a command, use the pts help command.


-topic <help string>
Specifies the keyword string to match, in lowercase letters only. If the string is more than a single word, surround it with double quotes ("") or other delimiters.
Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.


The first line of a command's online help entry names it and briefly describes its function. This command displays the first line for any pts command in which the string specified by the -topic argument is part of the command name or first line.


The following command lists all pts commands that include the word create in their names or short descriptions:
    % pts apropos create
    creategroup: create a new group
    createuser: create a new user




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