pts_help - Displays help for pts commands


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

pts h [-t <help string>+] [-h]


The pts help command displays the complete online help entry (short description and syntax statement) for each command operation code specified by the -topic argument. If the -topic argument is omitted, the output includes the first line (name and short description) of the online help entry for every pts command.

To list every pts command whose name or short description includes a specified keyword, use the pts apropos command.


-topic <help string>+

Indicates each command for which to display the complete online help entry. Omit the pts part of the command name, providing only the operation code (for example, specify membership, not pts membership). If this argument is omitted, the output briefly describes every pts command.


Prints the online help for this command. All other valid options are ignored.


The online help entry for each pts command consists of the following two or three lines:


The following command displays the online help entry for the pts membership command:

   % pts help membership
   pts membership:  list membership of a user or group
   aliases: groups
   Usage: pts membership -nameorid <user or group name or id>+
   [-cell <cell name>] [-noauth] [-force] [-help]




pts(1), pts_apropos(1)


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