kas_apropos - Displays each help entry containing a keyword string


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

kas a -t <help string> [-h]


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

To display the syntax for a command, use the kas 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 kas command where the string specified with the -topic argument is part of the command name or first line.


The following command lists all kas commands that include the word key in their names or short descriptions:

   % kas apropos key
   setkey: set a user's key
   stringtokey: convert a string to a key


None, and no password is required.


kas(8), kas_help(8)


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