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howdoi - Instant coding answers via the command line


usage: howdoi [-h] [-p POS] [-a] [-l] [-c] [-n NUM_ANSWERS] [-C] [-v]

instant coding answers via the command line

positional arguments:

the question to answer

optional arguments:

-h, --help
show this help message and exit
-p POS, --pos POS
select answer in specified position (default: 1)
-a, --all
display the full text of the answer
-l, --link
display only the answer link
-c, --color
enable colorized output
-n NUM_ANSWERS, --num-answers NUM_ANSWERS
number of answers to return
-C, --clear-cache
clear the cache
-v, --version
displays the current version of howdoi


The full documentation for howdoi is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and howdoi programs are properly installed at your site, the command
info howdoi

should give you access to the complete manual.

February 2016 howdoi 1.1.7