Solaris Common Desktop Environment: User's Guide

Displaying a Man Page

Manual reference pages, traditionally known as "man pages," can be displayed using the Man Page Viewer action. The action icon is located in the Desktop_Apps folder in Application Manager.

Figure 3-12 Man Page action icon


To Display a Man Page

  1. Click the Application Manager control in the Applications subpanel of the Front Panel.


    Application Manager opens.

  2. Double-click the Desktop_Apps icon.

  3. Double-click the Man Page Viewer icon.

    A dialog box is displayed, prompting you to enter a man page name.

  4. Type the name of the man page you want to see and optional command line options, and press Return.

    The man page is displayed in a quick help window.

  5. Click Close to dismiss the man page.

Note -

For a list of command line options availble with the man command, display the man(1) man page.